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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Will This Be The Biggest Movie of the Month?

Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Will the Texas Chainsaw Massacre be the biggest movie this month? (Photo: CNET)

Netflix has just published the launch trailer for its contemporary horror sequel to the renowned 1974 cult hit. Simply called Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the upcoming follow-up is planned to appear on the streaming site on Feb. 18, 2022.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Will the Texas Chainsaw Massacre be the biggest movie this month? (Photo: CNET)

What To Expect in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre?

“Leatherface,” a horror legend who had been tainted in recent sequels, returns in Netflix’s greatest movie of the month.” When Leatherface reappears after a half-century in hiding, he hasn’t lost any of his youthful lustfulness. TCM co-writer Kim Henkel and Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez are also on board, as is a respectable crew of producers and writers.

There is just one survivor from Leatherface’s’massacre’ in the latest Halloween films. In Olwen Fouéré’s portrayal of Sally Hardesty, a silver-haired badass with a shotgun, we see a woman out for vengeance. Because it’s a straight sequel to 1974’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, you won’t have to go back and see anything to catch up.

What You Don’t Know About the Movie?

For those who don’t know, Ed Gein, the real-life inspiration for Leatherface, was a serial killer known for donning people’s masks. Several of Tobe Hooper’s films are based on the famed serial killer’s gruesome deeds. Is it any surprise that the original film went on to inspire a new generation of horror filmmakers, writers, and artists?