DID YOU KNOW?
1. The Sawyer House seen in the 1974 original film was rebuilt for this one.
2. A young version of Sally and Franklin Hardesty's father Ted appears in the opening of the film.
3. Nubbins Sawyer from 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2' (1986) also appears in this film.
4. Angela Bettis was originally signed on to star as Verna in the film, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. She was replaced by Lili Taylor.
5. This film takes place before the events of the original 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' (1974).
6. After reshoots were completed, the film premiered on DirecTV on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, before having a limited theatrical run on Friday, October 20, 2017.
7. This film is the first in the entire franchise that wasn't filmed in the United States. Instead, for budgetary reasons, it was shot in Bulgaria.
8. The recently deceased Tobe Hooper, director of the original 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' (1974), served as an executive producer on this film.
9. Stephen Dorff's character Hal Hartman is the father of Burt Hartman from 'Texas Chainsaw' (2013).
10. This is the second film to explore Leatherface's back story, along with 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning' (2006). The character's back story was also touched on in the narration to the third issue of the 1991 comic series 'Leatherface': "He was born an imbecile. Then bad things were done to him that made him hurt and made him fear. Bad things that virtually destroyed what little mind he had. Born an idiot and made a monster, scarcely human".
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