New Leatherface Candidate Revealed


Over the last several months that we’ve been talking about the Texas Chainsaw prequel, we told you that the story will focus on one of three young boys becoming the deranged flesh-wearing killer. Sam Strike and Jay Bloor have been cast as two potential Leatherfaces. Now the third candidate has been revealed, and if you ask us… he’s the most likely.

Bloody Disgusting reports that Sam Coleman (pictured below), repped by Emma Burnett at Mad Fish Management, has been cast as “Bud,” one of the aforementioned three boys who escape from the home for delinquent youths and kidnap a young nurse.

Sam Coleman

Coleman also joins the previously announced Angela Bettis as Mother Sawyer and Stephen Dorff as a lean, mean Texas Ranger who has a vendetta against the teen boy who grows up to become Leatherface.

As reported earlier, Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, the French filmmakers behind cult hit Inside, are directing the flick, which was written by up-and-coming genre scribe Seth M. Sherwood (2014 Blood List winner).

Millennium Films, who was behind the 2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D, is once again producing with Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman, and Carl Mazzacone for Lionsgate.

In this prequel to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, a young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on a road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of these teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, molding him into the monster we now call Leatherface.




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