Spyglass Media Group and Hulu’s upcoming David Bruckner directed Hellraiser reboot has found its Hell Priest a.k.a. Pinhead. That’s right, the part that Doug Bradley made famous in Clive Barker’s Hellraiser and its sequels will now be played by Jamie Clayton.
Sense 8 star joined the Clive Barker produced Hellraiser production, bringing a totally new take to Pinhead. The character has always been a legendary presence in horror. When you think of horror Leatherface, Freddy, Jason, Michael, and Pinhead round out the list of tent-pole terror.
Also joining the cast of Hellraiser is Brandon Flynn, Goran Visnjic, Drew Starkey, Adam Faison, Aoife Hinds, Selina Lo and Hiam Abbass.
“Having seen some of the designs from David Bruckner’s new Hellraiser film, they pay homage to what the first film created, but then take it to places it’s never been before. This is a Hellraiser on a scale that I simply didn’t expect. David and his team are steeped in the story’s mythology, but what excites me is their desire to honor the original even as they revolutionize it for a new generation.” Barker told Deadline.
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