Teenage Texas Chainsaw Massacre on the Way

leatherface_refA new Texas Chainsaw Massacre was on the way, as confirmed by The Wrap.

They learned who is behind the screenplay: Black List scribe Seth M. Sherwood, who will be penning the teenage years of Leatherface.

The new incarnation will take place before Tobe Hooper’s 1974 cult classic, making it a massive franchise prequel.

Millennium Films is behind the prequel, with Lionsgate in talks to distribute.

Production could start as soon as this winter, says the site, with a director expected to sign on in the coming weeks.