Hulu’s Hellraiser reboot is full of puzzles and promise in a new trailer

A complex puzzle box in the Hellraiser movie reboot.
A complex puzzle box in the Hellraiser movie reboot. | Image: Spyglass Media Group

Halloween is just over a month away, which means spooky season is upon us – and that means it’s time for some horror movies. One of the new movies slated for release in time for the big day is Hulu’s reboot of the Clive Barker classic. hellraiser. Based on the first trailer, the new iteration seeks to retain the mix of seduction and fear that made the original so distinct, with some very satisfying puzzle box scenes as well.

The reboot is directed by David Bruckner and will star Sense8 star Jamie Clayton as Pinhead. According to the official description, the new hellraiser will follow “a young woman struggling with addiction” who “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”. Barker, the series creator, will serve as producer.

hellraiser will begin streaming on Hulu on October 7.

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