Stephen Dorff has signed on to play the lead role of officer Hal Hartman in the prequel film LEATHERFACE. Based on the true story, the prequel will uncover the origins of the horror icon that was immortalized by Gunnar Hansen in the 1974 film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, directed by Toby Hooper. The series saw a reboot in 2005, with the film starring Jessica Biel. The film comes on the heels of a number of upcoming horror origin stories being produced, including the upcoming Friday the 13th reboot.
Dorff is known for his role as Deacon Frost in the vampire action film Blade, and has starred in Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer