Original Leatherface Gunnar Hansen, star of Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, has just been cast as the lead in a new thriller. According to Variety, the film is entitled Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre.

The new horror flick with be a comeback for Iceland's producer-director Julius Kemp, who hasn't directed anything since 1997's Blossi/810551. Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre has been described as The Blair Witch Project meets The Evil Dead.

The film is being produced in Iceland. A start date has yet to be announced.