Last October Lionsgate unleashed Leatherface, a prequel to Tobe Hooper’s classic The Chainsaw Massacre. Now, news has come that a new series based on the original and more films for the franchise are now in the works over at Legendary Pictures.
While that news is very exciting on its own, Bloody-Disgusting is speculating that a new shared universe may happen. How? Legendary is close to signing a new distribution deal with Warner Bros., who happens to be the parent company of New Line Cinema, who is over the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. While the rights to Friday the 13th are currently involved in a lawsuit, if nothing comes of it the rights will return to, you guessed it, New Line in 2019. That could possibly put Leatherface, Freddy, and Jason in the same vicinity.
A show, more films, and a shared universe? Yes, please. Would you like to see more of Leatherface? We’ll let you know when we learn more.
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