Deadline exclusively reported today that Stephen Dorff (Blade, Public Enemies) is cast in the lead role of Texas Ranger Hal Hartman in the upcoming ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ prequel “Leatherface’ from Millennium Films. The story will center around the violent teenager who eventually becomes Leatherface. He is pursued by a revenge seeking lawmen, who is equally disturbed, after escaping a mental hospital with a group of inmates and kidnapping a nurse. Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury are directing the film, which is scripted by Seth M. Sherwood. Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman and Carl Mazzocone, who produced the 2013 ‘ The Texas Chainsaw Masssacre’ film, are producing the film, along with Les Weldon. It is being executive produced by Millennium’s Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, John Thompson, Mark Gill and Beth Bruckner O’Brien.