The latest trailer for the Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel Leatherface (via iHorror) has a modern Gothic flair and chilling undertones, as a hulking silhouette drags another through a dark and misty forest. It’s got a brutal aesthetic that looks like a perfect fit with the film’s extreme themes. Have a look-see; after the poster, check out the trailer and synopsis for Leatherface, arriving on DirectTV on September 21st & VOD/DVD on October 20th.
Official Synopsis: In Texas, years before the events of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, in the early days of the infamous Sawyer family, the youngest child is sentenced to a mental hospital after a suspicious incident leaves the sheriff’s daughter dead. Ten years later, the Sawyer teen kidnaps a young nurse and escapes with three other inmates. Pursued by authorities including the deranged sheriff out to avenge his daughter’s death, Sawyer goes on a violent road trip from hell, molding him into the monster now known as Leatherface.
Leatherface is directed by Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury from a script penned by Seth M. Sherwood. The film stars Stephen Dorff, Lili Taylor, and Nicole Andrews.