The upcoming Texas Chainsaw prequel Leatherface got our attention when it hired Inside and Livide‘s Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo to direct. Now, they’ve made a great casting choice for Leatherface’s mother.
Bloody Disgusting reports that the excellent Angela Bettis (May, The Woman) is in talks to play the character, named Verna. The film recently hired Eastenders‘ Sam Strike to play the young monster, who’ll be called Jackson in the origin story.
We really weren’t fans of Texas Chainsaw 3D, but this prequel looks to be making some promising choices so far.
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