The famous horror franchise Texas Chainsaw Massacre returns this year with the ninth installment. This year’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre will be released on Netflix, serving as the direct sequel to the original 1974 movie.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (TCM) franchise started in 1974, when the horror genre started rapidly growing, with the original movie directed by Tobe Hooper. The original movie was filmed for merely $140k, and it grossed over $30 million. Today, the original movie is considered one of the most known horror classics of the last century.
The sequel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 was released in 1986, also directed by Hooper. The franchise spawned a few more films. The latest one, Leatherface, was released in 2017, it received negative reviews and it was a box-office bomb with only $1.5 million grossed.
Tobe Hooper and Kim Henkel wrote the screenplay for the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie, and they also created Leatherface, the main villain of the whole franchise. Leatherface is today known as one of the most recognizable horror characters of all time.
The newest installment, titled the same as the original movie, will be released exclusively on Netflix. You can check the official trailer and the synopsis down below.
“After nearly 50 years of hiding, Leatherface returns to terrorize a group of idealistic young friends who accidentally disrupt his carefully shielded world in a remote Texas town.” — Texas Chainsaw Massacre, official synopsis
Directed by David Blue Garcia, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is starring Sarah Yarkin, Elsie Fisher, Mark Burnham, Jacob Latimore, Moe Dunford, Olwen Fouéré, Alice Krige, Jessica Allain, and Nell Hudson. The movie will be released on Netflix on February 18, 2022.