The creator says that new film is 'no fucking child of mine'
The creator of the horror franchise Hellraiser has lambasted the latest instalment in the series and distanced himself from it completely.
Posting on his Twitter page Barker said:
Hello, my friends. I want to put on record that the flick out there using the word Hellraiser IS NO FUCKIN’ CHILD OF MINE! I have NOTHING to do with the fuckin’ thing. If they claim its from the mind of Clive Barker, it’s a lie. It’s not even from my butt-hole.
As reported by Empire, the new film, Hellraiser: Revelations, was a ‘stopgap release’ to prevent the lapse of the series rights for film company Dimension.
The new film, due for a limited theatrical run in the US, is the ninth movie in the series that began in 1987.
The English horror and fantasy writer has only had a credited hand in four of the nine films in the franchise, directing the first and producing the first three sequels.
It has been reported that Clive Barker will be back on board in some capacity for next year’s intended reboot to be made by Drive Angry‘s Patrick Lussier.
Hellraiser: Revelations is due for release in America on September 2, you can watch the trailer below. No UK release date has been announced.