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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

Release Date: October 6, 2006

July 14, 2005
Brewster ready to be scared

New Line is in talks with Jordana Brewster to star in the prequel to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The as-yet untitled film will once again center on a group of kids who come across the terrifying, chainsaw-wielding killer. In addition, we'll learn the story of Leatherface's beginnings. Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller will once again produce through Platinum Dunes. Jonathan Liebesman is directing from a screenplay by Sheldon Turner.
Source: Variety

May 24, 2005
Director aboard Texas Chainsaw prequel

New Line Cinema has hired Jonathan Liebesman to direct its Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel. Based on a screenplay by Sheldon Turner with a rewrite from David Schow, the story will go back in time to show Leatherface's origins.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

July 21, 2004
New Line and Bay prep Chainsaw prequel

After a contentious battle for rights with Dimension Films, New Line Cinema and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes production shingle have secured rights to make a prequel to their remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The studio has assigned screenwriter Sheldon Turner (The Longest Yard) to write the project, which will center around a group of sibling soldiers who find themselves crossing paths with a chainsaw-wielding maniac.
Source: Variety

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