On behalf of Lionsgate and DirecTV we have the poster premiere for the upcoming prequel to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre films, LEATHERFACE. The film will be available exclusively on DirecTV September 21, 2017 and in theaters and On Demand October 20, 2017.
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 Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo from the screenplay by Seth M. Sherwood. The film stars Stephen Dorff, Lili Taylor, Sam Strike, Sam Coleman, and Vanessa Grasse.
LEATHERFACE is rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexuality, nudity.