Jamie Clayton Terrifies As Pinhead In Hellraiser Reboot Trailer

hellraiser fans with pins and needles for a trailer have finally gotten their wish.

Jaime Clayton (sense8) stars as the iconic Pinhead in the first full-length preview for Hulu’s upcoming reboot of the 1987 horror classic.

Various characters are shown throughout the trailer trying to unlock the mystery of an ancient puzzle box which, to their horror, summons the sinister Pinhead, among other creatures.

“Why do you pray?” Pinhead (Clayton, 44) asks a screaming victim at the end of the fast-paced trailer.

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The trailer comes just under a month after 20th Century Studios revealed a 15-second sneak peek for the upcoming hellraiser reboot from director David Bruckner (the house of the night), which will premiere on Hulu in the US on October 7.

The teaser showed Clayton’s Pinhead, with dozens of pins stuck to his face, looking out from behind a scrolling title card for the film, which shares a title with the original 1987 horror film.

“In ‘Hellraiser,’ 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 an accompanying synopsis to the video teaser. .

The studio describes the new film as “a reinvention” of the original by filmmaker and author Clive Barker, which spawned nine sequels between 1988 and 1988. Hellbound: Hellraiser II and 2018 Hellraiser: Judgment.

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Doug Bradley originated the role of Pinhead in 1987. hellraiser, which is about the monstrous cenobite lifeforms that perform torturous experiments on human souls. He played the character in eight of the 10 movies, before Stephan Smith Collins took the reins in 2011. Hellraiser: Revelationsfollowed by Paul T. Taylor in 2018 Hellraiser: Judgment.

hellraiserThe new cast of ‘s is completed by Odessa A’zion (great army), Brandon Flynn (13 reasons why, ratchet), Goran Visnjic (Boys, emergencies), Drew Starkey (external banks; With love, Simon), Adam Faison (Everything will be fine, In the dark), Aoife hinds (Normal people), Selina Lo (boss level) and Hiam Abbas (blade runner 2049, Succession).

In addition to the upcoming movie reboot, a hellraiser television series is also in development at HBO, according to entertainment weekly.

hellraiser premieres on Hulu on October 7.

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