Texas Chain Massacre: The Beginning

Leatherface, one of the screens most brutal and frightening killers, has been terrorizing audiences for three decades, most recently in the 2003 blockbuster remake of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”

However, until now, little has been known about the origins of this enigmatic icon of horror.

All that is about to change. “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning” follows the dark and turbulent journey of a young boy as he is transformed from an innocent child into a deadly and sadistic killer. It is promised to be a coming-of-age story so frightening, so lethal, and so evil that it will push the genre to new levels of terror. From producer Michael Bay, Leatherface begins

Like a terrible premonition, Junioras the infant Leatherface is calledis born on the bloody kill floor of a broken down meat packing plant in rural Texas. It is a brutal birthas violent and painful as it is ironic and foreboding.

The man who will become one of the most horrific butchers in history begins life literally on a butchers floor amid bloody scraps of meat and discarded entrails. Rescued from a dumpster by Luda Mae and raised by Hoyt, Montgomery, and Henriettaall familiar characters in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchiseJunior begins a violent life of emotional and physical abuse which will feed his blood lust for brutality and torture.

Two very different groups of would-be victims soon find themselves bound together in a desperate life-and-death battle for survival. The first is a foursome of fun-loving teenagers passing through Texas on their way to Mexico. The second, a more sinister threesome of petty motorcycle hoodlums out to take advantage of whomever they can. A chance encounter at a roadhouse near the now abandoned meat packing plant puts things into motion. Before this high-octane fright fest is over, most of them will dieand the lone survivor will never be the same.

Fans of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise will delight in the intensity, the over-the-top gore and mayhem that Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning” deliversclimaxing with the mythic moment when Junior finds his chainsaw and the terrifying Leatherface legend begins

Cast and crew

The film stars Jordana Brewster (The Fast and the Furious, D.E.B.S), Matthew Bomer (Flightplan), Diora Baird (Wedding Crashers). Also, reprising their chilling roles from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2003 are Andrew Bryniarski (Any Given Sunday) as Leatherface, Marietta March (Rushmore, Leap of Faith) as Luda Mae, Terrence Evans, and Heather Kafka. Directed by Jonathan Liebesman (Darkness Falls). Written by David J. Schow (The Crow,) and Sheldon Turner (The Longest Yard).

The movie is produced by Michael Bay (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Island, Pearl Harbor).