A few short glimpses in the teaser trailer aside, previous promo materials have shied away from fully revealing just what the new incarnation of Leatherface will actually look like. Now we have our answer courtesy of Fear.net's exclusive reveal of TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D's New York Comic-Con poster, which you can check out below. In other TEXAS CHAINSAW news, it also looks like key scenes from Tobe Hooper's 1974 original are due to be retro-fitted into 3D too, as this claims to be a direct sequel to that film. As for this whole 3D thing being incorporated into the actual official title, it's very worrying; we sincerely hope the distributers have taken a good hard look at DREDD 3D's abysmal box office performance - the distinct lack of 2D screenings didn't do that any favours at all.
Lionsgate’s TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D continues the legendary story of the homicidal Sawyer family, picking up where Tobe Hooper’s 1974 horror classic left off in Newt, Texas, where for decades people went missing without a trace. The townspeople long suspected the Sawyer family, owners of a local barbeque pit, were somehow responsible. Their suspicions were finally confirmed one hot summer day when a young woman escaped the Sawyer house following the brutal murders of her four friends. Word around the small town quickly spread, and a vigilante mob of enraged locals surrounded the Sawyer stronghold, burning it to the ground and killing every last member of the family – or so they thought.
Decades later and hundreds of miles away from the original massacre, a young woman named Heather learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from a grandmother she never knew she had. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound wealth comes at a price as she stumbles upon a horror that awaits her in the mansion’s dank cellars…
TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D hits US and UK cinemas on January 4th 2013.
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