The upcoming reboot of Hellraiser has formally introduced its solid, and the face of its new Pinhead, in response to a latest report from Deadline.
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Jamie Clayton (The L Word: Generation Q) has reportedly been named as the brand new Pinhead, the long-lasting character from the movie collection that was initially performed by Doug Bradley. The remainder of the confirmed solid contains Odessa A’zion, Brandon Flynn, Goran Visnjic, Drew Starkey, Adam Faison, Aoife Hinds, and Hiam Abbass.
The rebooted movie can be produced by Marc Toberoff and Clive Barker, who created the unique movie based mostly on his 1986 novella The Hellbound Heart. David S. Goyer and Keith Levine may even be a part of on as producers. The Hellraiser remake is being directed by David Bruckner (The Ritual, The Nighthouse) from a screenplay written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, based mostly on the story remedy by Goyer. Further particulars about its plot and characters are nonetheless being underneath wraps, nevertheless it was beforehand rumored that it'd characteristic a feminine Pinhead. In addition, Odessa A’Zion (Grand Army) has reportedly been tapped for a number one position within the movie.
“Next year marks the 35th anniversary since Hellraiser first haunted our dreams. It’s only fitting to come full circle in collaborating with Clive, the original creator and master of visionary horror. We look forward to working with our partners at Hulu in bringing this unique take on the original to new audiences,” stated Peter Oillataguerre, President of Production for Spyglass Media Group.
Bruckner added, “It’s been such an honor to have Clive onboard to help support and shepherd us through the incredible universe he created so long ago. Combined with a fearless and committed cast, including the amazing Jamie Clayton, who fully embodies the role as the Hell Priest, we’re aiming to create a very special new chapter in the Hellraiser legacy.”
“Having seen some of the designs from David Bruckner’s new Hellraiser film, they pay homage to what the first film created, but then take it to places it’s never been before. This is a Hellraiser on a scale that I simply didn’t expect. David and his team are steeped in the story’s mythology, but what excites me is their desire to honor the original even as they revolutionize it for a new generation,” stated Barker.
The undertaking is being produced by Goyer and Keith Levine by means of their Phantom Four banner. It is a manufacturing by Spyglass Media Group, which can also be serving as its financer. Last May, Hulu acquired the distribution rights to the movie.
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The Hellraiser franchise relies on Clive Barker’s horror novella titled The Hellbound Heart. Released in 1987, the primary movie initially informed the story of an untrue spouse who makes an attempt to help her useless lover in his escape from hell. Pinhead is the franchise’s villain, who leads the sadomasochist demons referred to as Cenobites, who're summoned by means of an vintage puzzle field. Due to its cult following, it was then adopted by 9 extra sequels.
The upcoming movie remake isn’t the one one at the moment within the works as HBO can also be creating a collection adaptation of Hellraiser, with Clive Barker hooked up to government produce, and David Gordon Green set to direct a number of episodes.