CASTLE FREAK Remake Being Written; Will Be First in Expanded Lovecraft Universe

Cinestate is busy with their remakes of Charles Band and Full Moon’s backlog. Not only do they have a reboot of Puppet Master heading our way, but a reboot of Stuart Gordon’s Castle Freak is next on the docket.

And today we have word that the original film’s star Barabra Crampton took to Twitter to give us all an update on the upcoming remake writing:

The story will have elements of the first but with many new characters and an expanded Lovecraft universe.”

She then added: “CASTLE FREAK reimagining is BEING WRITTEN as we tweet…

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The original film was directed by Stuart Gordon from a screenplay by Dennis Paoli, based on the story The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft. It starred Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Jonathan Fuller, and Jessica Dollarhide.

The remake will be directed by Tate Steinsiek who served as the creature/puppet designer and special effects coordinator on Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich.


An American family (Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Jessica Dollarhide) that has suffered tragedy inherits an Italian castle complete with bloodthirsty monster.



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