We reported several months ago that the dream team of Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo would be directing the TCM prequel simply titled: Leatherface. As far as we know, that’s still the case. Now we have even more news to share. The new tidbits came by way of Fantastic Fest. Their official Twitter account posted the following image :
Guess who is back? pic.twitter.com/38e953tdqE
— Fantastic Fest (@fantasticfest) February 5, 2015
What we’re seeing here is what we assume to be a young Leatherface as he casts the shadow of a chainsaw. I’m not crazy about it, but it’s a fantastic sign that things are moving along well. You know what else is a good sign? Casting news. It’s worth noting that this is NOT confirmed as of now, but the script has in fact been sent to both Ethan Hawke and Marissa Tomei. Even though it’s not in the bag, it speaks highly of the film that they are looking to procure such high talent.
Things just keeps getting better…