`Hellraiser` remake set to be directed by Clive Barker

Los Angeles: Clive Barker, who directed and wrote the original 1987 horror film `Hellraiser`, is set to return for its remake.

Barker announced the remake will have fresh intensity under Dimension Pictures on his official Facebook page, reported Ace Showbiz.

"A few weeks ago I had a very productive meeting with Bob Weinstein of Dimension Pictures, in the course of which I pitched a remake of the first Hellraiser film," he said.

"The idea of my coming back to the original film and telling the story with a fresh intensity-honouring the structure and the designs from the first incarnation but hopefully creating an even darker and richer film-was attractive to Dimension, officially been invited to write the script based upon that pitch," he added.

Barker is also planning to bring back Doug Bradley as Pinhead and Bob Weinstein agreed.

"Much to my delight Bob Weinstein agreed,"

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