EXCLUSIVE: Per week into manufacturing and there was main behind-the-scenes bloodletting on Legendary’s sequel to Texas Chainsaw Bloodbath. Administrators Andy & Ryan Tohill have exited a movie that was per week into manufacturing in Bulgaria over some artistic variations. Pic picks up the place the 1974 Tobe Hooper-directed authentic let off.
The movie is shut down this week and Legendary has set as the brand new director David Blue Garcia, an Emmy-winning director-cinematographer whose function debut was the $58,000 funds Tejano, which premiered on the Dallas Worldwide Movie Competition earlier than touchdown on HBO in January. He has additionally shot commercials and branded content material for Verizon, Lenovo, Fisher Value, T-Cell and Firestone and is represented by Verve and Inclusion administration.
Sources stated the abrupt change was made over the past 48 hours, as a result of financier Legendary didn’t spark to what it noticed. So Garcia will probably be re-shooting from scratch. The movie returns to the roots of the Hooper and Kim Henkel creation that was thought-about one of many scariest movies of its period, regardless that many of the splatter was implied and never proven. The current-day movie brings Leatherface again to terrifying life for a brand new technology.
Whereas the movie’s capturing in Bulgaria, the brand new director hails from Texas, which was placed on the map by the unique movie in an terrible method.
The Evil Useless and Don’t Breathe director Alvarez produces with Unhealthy Hombre’s Rodolfo Sayagues. Kim Henkel, Ian Henkel and Pat Cassidy are producing through their Exurbia Movies. The solid is led by Elsie Fisher (Eighth Grade), Sarah Yarkin (Completely happy Loss of life Day 2U), Jacob Latimore (The Maze Runner) and Moe Dunford (Vikings).
No official remark from the manufacturing.