The Sawyer House seen in the 1974 original film was rebuilt for the filming of "Leatherface".
The first film in the Texas Chain Saw Massacre franchise not to be filmed in the United States. Instead, the film was shot in Bulgaria for budgetary reasons.
This is Tobe Hooper's final film to be producing after his death on August 26 2017 from natural causes
Angela Bettis was originally signed on to the film before dropping out due to scheduling conflicts. She was replaced by Lili Taylor.
After reshoots, the film will premiere on DirecTV before having a limited theatrical run.
Tobe Hooper, director of the original The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), is an executive producer on this one.
Stephen Dorff plays Sheriff Hal Hartman in this film, who is the father of Burt Hartman from Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013).