Hulu’s Hellraiser photos reveal first look at Jamie Clayton as Pinhead

The first official Hellraiser photos for 20th Century Studios’ upcoming remake of Clive Barker’s 1987 horror classic have finally been revealed (via EW). The film is scheduled to debut on October 7.

The images give us our first look at Jamie Clayton’s version of Pinhead alongside the film’s other main characters. One of the images also teases the introduction of a brand new Cenobite called The Masque.

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During an interview with the same outlet, director David Bruckner clarified that the upcoming Hulu film will not be a remake of the original, but instead is a new story in the expanding film. Hellraiser universe.

“This is not a remake,” Bruckner said. “I just didn’t think you could ever remake the original Hellraiser. It’s too much its own thing, and that would, I think, be dangerous territory for filmmakers, because how do you top that? This is a new story in the Hellraiser universe.”

The latest Hellraiser the film is directed by David Bruckner (The ritual, The night house) from a screenplay written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, based on the story treatment by David S. Goyer. The ensemble cast includes Odessa A’zion, Jamie Clayton, Adam Faison, Drew Starkey, Brandon Flynn, Aoife Hinds, Jason Liles, Yinka Olorunnife, Selina Lo, Zachary Hing, Kit Clarke, with Goran Visnjic and Hiam Abbass.

“In the film, a young woman struggling with addiction comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites, a group of sadistic supernatural beings from another dimension,” reads the synopsis.

The film is produced by Goyer, Barker, Marc Toberoff and Chris Stone, with Gary Barber, Peter Oillataguerre and Todd Williams serving as executive producers. It is a production of Spyglass Media Group.

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That Hellraiser franchise is based on Clive Barker’s horror short story of the title The Bound Heart of Hell. Released in 1987, the first film originally told the story of an unfaithful wife who tries to help her dead lover escape from hell. Pinhead is the villain of the franchise, who leads the sadomasochistic demons called Cenobites, who are summoned through an antique puzzle box. Due to its cult following, it was then followed by nine more sequels.

The upcoming film isn’t the only one in the works at the moment, as HBO is also developing a series adaptation of Hellraiserwith Clive Barker attached to executive produce and David Gordon Green set to direct several episodes.

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