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A Hellraiser reboot might still happen - check out some concept art!

08.06.2012by: Andy Madrzak

The idea of a HELLRAISER reboot has been thrown around for years, but with Patrick Lussier's version not happening and the recent talk of a TV series, I wasn't expecting to hear about a new feature reboot anytime soon. Well, what do you know - it looks like artist Paul Gerrard (WRATH OF THE TITANS, BATTLE LA) has teamed up with director Mike Le Han to produce a teaser trailer for a new HELLRAISER movie and pitch it to the studio. You can check out some of Gerrard's concept art prepared for the project below (click for full-size).

In July Paul Gerrard (Wrath Of The Titans, Battle LA) and Mike Le Han (Mrs Peppercorn’s Magical Reading Room) produced a teaser trailer to accompany the pitch document which has many more conceptual designs that revision Hellraiser. Paul designed the new look for Pinhead and was production designer on the shoot and Le Han pulled in all of his film resources and directed the teaser on the new Alex 4:3 camera with anamorphic lenses.

With a crew of 47 an over 100 bloodied extras, the shoot was completed and is now in the depths of post production with a massive amount of VFX work being undertaken. Method Studios, Fugitive Studios and Flipbook Animation are helming the chi/VFX with the talented Glen Southern designing the new Hellraiser box.

When the teaser is complete they’ll be presenting it to Dimension Films along with an outline of the first film story and conceptual art pitch document with the hope to work on rebooting the Hell raiser franchise and bringing it into the 21st Century. 

We'll be sure to keep you posted on how the story develops.

Extra Tidbit: What do you think of the artwork? Would you dig this look for a new HELLRAISER movie?
Source: Geek Tyrant

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