Bloody Disgusting can confirm THR‘s breaking news that the filmmaking team behind Sundance Film Festival sensation The Night House are reuniting to tackle Spyglass Media’s re-imagining of 1980s horror classic, Hellraiser.
David Bruckner, who directed Night House and The Ritual as well as sections of Bloody Disgusting’s horror anthologies V/H/S and Southbound, will helm the feature which will have a screenplay by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski.
Collins & Piotrowski were behind our V/H/S spinoff, SiREN, as well as the phenomenal coming-of-age thriller Super Dark Times. The duo also scripted The Sisters of Samhain, Bloody and Fangoria’s forthcoming collaboration to be directed by SiREN‘s Gregg Bishop.
David Goyer, one of the producers of Night House, is writing the story and producing via his Phantom Four banner alongside Keith Levine.
Hellraiser was written and directed by Clive Barker, adapting his own novella, The Hellbound Heart. As explained by THR, the 1987 movie introduced audiences to a puzzle box that opens a gateway to a horrific world and unleashes Cenobites, mutilated beings dedicated to torture and led by one nicknamed Pinhead.
Spyglass is also developing the next Scream with other V/H/S and Southbound filmmakers, Radio Silence, who also helmed the hilarious horror comedy Ready or Not.