David Bruckner (The Night time Home), who helmed Netflix’s The Ritual in addition to sections of Bloody Disgusting’s horror anthologies V/H/S and Southbound, is directing the relaunch of the Hellraiser franchise for Spyglass Media, set to be a Hulu function movie written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski (SiREN, Tremendous Darkish Instances, The Night time Home).
Bruckner’s Hellraiser is filming as you learn this, with Odessa A’zion starring in one of many lead roles. Bruckner had lately referred to as the movie “one thing of a small reimagining,” whereas additionally teasing that the film goals to remain as true as doable to The Hellbound Coronary heart, the unique Clive Barker novella that turned the Barker-directed horror basic, Hellraiser.
David S. Goyer (The Darkish Knight) is a author/producer on the venture, and in a brand new chat with Collider this week he teases the movie’s “jaw dropping Cenobites” and extra.
“I’ll say that we went again to the unique novella for the supply materials, we’re actually honoring Clive’s work,” Goyer tells the location, echoing David Bruckner’s current feedback.
Goyer provides, “I can say that David Bruckner is a genius. It’s filming proper now. The footage is terrifying and superb, and the Cenobites are jaw-dropping.”
We don’t know all that a lot in regards to the new film presently – for starters, we are able to’t make certain whether or not or not Pinhead is even within the film – however we’ll maintain you posted as we study extra.
As you might recall, a “Hellraiser” tv collection can also be within the works at HBO Max with David Gordon Inexperienced (Halloween, Halloween Kills) directing the pilot and “a number of extra preliminary episodes,” and Michael Dougherty (Trick ‘r Deal with, Krampus, Godzilla: King of the Monsters) writing alongside Mark Verheiden (“Battlestar Galactica”). Clive Barker will govt produce.