Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre might not be released near Halloween, but this film is a horror event. It’s a return to glory for the series. The film is directed by David Blue Garcia, written by Chris Thomas Devlin with a story by Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues. It’s a direct sequel to Tobe Hooper‘s seminal classic, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.
The story is simple, a group of young influencers/entrepreneurs decide to buy a dilapidated Texas town to turn it into a Utopia. Little do they know, that Leatherface resides in this small town. Things go poorly, and Leatherface breaks out, to cause mayhem and starts massacring people. Sarah Yarkin is one of the stars of the film, she plays Melody, one of the chief members of the group buying the town. Her sister, Lila, played by Elsie Fisher, is wounded and traumatized from violence in her life, so it’s Melody’s job to take care of her sister.
Throughout the film, Melody turns from idyllic views to a complete badass. We sat down with Sarah Yarkin to talk about the film and she had some pretty interesting tidbits from the production. Check out the interview below.
Between chocolate oatmeal, rain machines, sewage, and Leatherface, she had to go through an insane process for the production. Surprisingly, she’s not a huge fan of horror, which might’ve assisted in this performance. She carries quite the load in the film, and it pays off immensely in the final sequences.
Check out Texas Chainsaw Massacre on Netflix when it releases on February 18th, 2022.
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