David Gordon Green calls the Hellraiser series “a fun cultural experience”
Halloween Kills isn’t the only David Gordon Green reboot on his resume, as the filmmaker is also hard at work on a Hellraiser series.
Hellraiser‘The sinister Pinhead and his ominous Cenobites could see the light of day again with talks about two different ongoing projects. Despite the recent sequel movies Hellraiser: Revelations (2011) and Hellraiser: Judgest (2018), fans of the franchise always want to take a closer look at the mythology behind the sadistic demons that haunt every movie.
Discussions on a remake movie and HBO cable show begin in April 2020. Details on the two horror projects have been kept under wraps, however, recent Halloween kills director David Gordon Green has confirmed that the Hellraiser The TV show is still in preparation under his direction.
Green told Entertainment Weekly that the Hellraiser show doesn’t have a script yet, but it’s still being edited on HBO. Green is thrilled that the series is opening up new territory for the franchise, which has only strictly adhered to films in the past. While the reboot movie is also still in the works under The night house director David Bruckner, Green doesn’t seem concerned about the competition between the two works. “It’s going to be fascinating because it’s a different platform, a different concept, different creators, but the same properties,” Green said. “I don’t know where it’s going to end and how it’s going, but I’m very curious. It’s a fun cultural experience, isn’t it? Thinking that there is a team with a concept for a series [and] a team with a concept for a film based on the same mythology. I don’t know, is it getting like Deep Impact and Armageddon? ”
The original Hellraiser The film follows the devastating consequences of a puzzle box, bought in Morocco by Frank Cotton (Sean Chapman), who seeks a new level of carnal pleasure in his life. After solving the puzzle, Cotton is torn apart by the Cenobites and slowly recovers himself by accessing corpses and blood, supplied mainly by an ex-lover and his brother Julia’s wife (Claire Higgins). Julia’s teenage daughter falls on the puzzle box and her own world of danger ensues in the process. The franchise follows those who stumble upon the puzzle box as well as the Cenobites and their leader Pinhead.
Bruckner’s movie will only work as a remake of the 1987 original Hellraiser, giving the classic a modern look and tone. Green’s show aims to delve deeper into the mythology of Hellraiser and develop the extra-dimensional qualities of the franchise that have drawn so many fans to the intense bloody horror that Pinhead unveils.
The Hellraiser the franchise has had nine films under its belt and, like other horror franchises, it is branching out. Recent restarts of Halloween, Pla for childy, and Scream have gained ground with new and old horror fans. Although we still know little about the two Hellraiser adaptations, Bruckner’s reboot will air exclusively on Hulu, and Green’s show will debut on HBO.
Hellraiser (1987) is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
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Source: Weekly Entertainment
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