Hellraiser, Now With Huggable Pinhead

Certain film concepts simply can’t be toned down to make them ‘young teenager friendly’, and Clive Barker’s gore-soaked “Hellraiser” franchise is one of those said properties.

The Weinstein Company however plan to give it a try as Bloody Disgusting reports that Christian E. Christiansen (“The Roommate”) has been hired to helm a PG-13 approach for the remake while Amber Heard is being pursued to play the lead role.

Previously Pascal Laugier along with Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury were attached as possible directors. This isn’t to be confused with the recently commissioned direct-to-disc “Hellraiser: Revelations” scheduled to hit release next year.