L Word’s Jamie Clayton Starring as Pinhead in New Hellraiser Movie – The Hollywood Reporter

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In a casting that gender reverses an iconic horror movie character, Jamie Clayton, one of many stars of The L Word: Generation Q, is starring as Pinhead in Spyglass’ reboot of Nineteen Eighties basic Hellraiser.

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The challenge is described as a “loyal, but developed re-imagining” of the movie primarily based on the Clive Barker novella, The Hellbound Heart. Barker expanded the story right into a 1987 movie he wrote and directed and launched a puzzle field that opens a gateway to a horrific world run by Cenobites, mutilated beings devoted to torture and led by one prickly-headed man nicknamed Pinhead.

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Pinhead, and his unique look, turned central to the horror franchise that launched quite a few motion pictures, comics and merchandise.

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The new Hellraiser is coming off of wrapping manufacturing and Spyglass on Thursday revealed the forged. Odessa A’zion is starring alongside Clayton in the movie that may debut on Hulu a while in 2022.

Also in the forged are Brandon Flynn (13 Reasons Why), Goran Visnjic (The Boys), Drew Starkey (Outer Banks), Adam Faison (Everything’s Gonna Be Okay), Aoife Hinds (Normal People), Hiam Abbass (Succession), and Selina Lo (Boss Level).

Also introduced was that Barker has boarded the challenge as a producer, becoming a member of Phantom Four’s David S. Goyer and Keith Levine. Also new as a producer is Marc Toberoff, the mental property lawyer who has beforehand made headlines repping estates of comedian creators such as Jack Kirby and Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

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Barker’s boarding comes after a legal battle in which the writer regained American rights to the franchise as a consequence of copyright legislation and a settlement with a manufacturing firm. Barker is because of recapture U.S. rights on Dec. 19, 2021.

Barker was all reward on the brand new tackle his creations.

“Having seen a number of the designs from David Bruckner’s new Hellraiser film, they pay homage to what the primary film created, however then take it to locations it’s by no means been earlier than,” he acknowledged. “This is a Hellraiser on a scale that I merely didn’t count on. David and his staff are steeped in the story’s mythology, however what excites me is their want to honour the unique even as they revolutionize it for a brand new technology.”

David Bruckner (The Night House) is directing from a screenplay by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski with story by Goyer.

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