‘Hellraiser’ To Be Helmed By ‘Night House’ Director David Bruckner
Spyglass’ reboot of cult horror hit Hellraiserhas tapped David Bruckner to direct, Deadline has discovered.
Bruckner helmed Evening Homewhich made its world premiere at Sundance earlier this yr. He’ll direct Hellraiseroff a script by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski. David Goyer, who additionally produced Evening Home,wrote the story for the brand new tackle Hellraiserand is producing by means of his Phantom 4 studio alongside Keith Levine. Deadline broke the information at Sundance that Evening Homewas going to Searchlight for $12M.
Over three many years, the Hellraiserfranchise has spawned ten movies, graphic novels and merchandise. The unique film was based mostly on Barker’s novella The Hellbound Coronary heartand adopted the resurrection of Frank, who opens a door to a different dimension and noticed his physique destroyed by the Cenobites, who’re creatures from Hell that grant sadomasochistic pleasures to those that name upon them. Essentially the most notable of them is Pinhead (who’s the face of Hellraiser).Years later, Frank’s brother Larry strikes into their late mom’s deserted home with new spouse Julia. He has an accident, which triggers Frank’s resurrection, and shortly allows the Cenobites to return forth once more.