Hellraiser Film Moving Forward

2010/12/16 21:27:43 +00:00 | Jonathan James

In the same interview for Drive Angry 3D where Patrick Lussier gave an update on Halloween 3D, he had even more to say about the new Hellraiser film, which will be his next directorial effort:

[On keeping the film in Clive Barker's world:] "We want to pull from the world that Clive created. Specifically that's what we wanted to do. In that original film he opened so many interesting doorways and opportunities that that's what we want to explore-- always keeping in mind what he had done and how he did it and just working within that world."

[On whether this will be a teen movie:] "Oh, God no. No, no, we definitely did not want to do that. If you're going to make a 'Hellraiser' movie... you're basically looking at a franchise that went from Clive's movie up to the 'Hellraiser'-in-Space movie, 'Bloodline,' which had some great stuff in it, actually; the way it goes backwards and forwards in time, and Angelique is such an interesting character."

[On the scope of the film:] "The thing is, it went on to do 4 or 5 sequels that were all smaller in tone and scope, so the idea was that if we're going to do it, let's be epic. There's a part of this world that we're never allowed to see because there's never been the resources to show it, so let's show it."

Everything I'm reading in this interview keep me hopeful that we'll see a new Hellraiser film that is more in line with the first two films. Clive Barker has created an iconic character in Pinhead and a fantastic world to explore, so I'd really like to see Patrick Lussier knock this one out of the park. We should start hearing a lot more about this film after the release of Drive Angry. To read the full interview, visit the source link below.

Source: Cinematical