Of course, by "wholesome" and "heartwarming," I mean fucking disgusting and nightmarishly bleak.
Leatherface, helmed by French duo Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, marks the eighth entry in the usually horrifying (and occasionally lackluster) franchise. The film thankfully eschews formulaic sequel and reboot options in favor of serving as a straight-up origin story for the 1974 original's central character, shown below ensuring you get zero sleep tonight:
The Leatherface story, of which very little is given away in the new trailer, was described by Bustillo and Maury last year as being quite different from previous entries in the franchise. "It's a brutal and nihilistic road movie that we hope will surprise and delight the fans," they toldBloody Disgusting, who also premiered the trailer Monday.
They weren't kidding. In the blood-drenched peek, we see a young Leatherface receive an ominous birthday gift: a fucking chainsaw, for christ's sake.Read more at Complex