The original LEPRECHAUN horror franchise began in 1993, and the film starred Warwick Davis in the title role. The film also launched the career of Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston in her first major part. Five sequels followed, creating a cult favorite series.
Fast forward to the present day and the world gets closer to the arrival of LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS this summer. Courtesy of Lionsgate and WWE Studios, the new film looks to bring the Horror back to the LEPRECHAUN name. WWE Superstar Dylan Postl aka Hornswoggle will be portraying the Leprechaun. The movie will be heading to VOD in August and a Blu-ray/DVD release is coming in September. The new official trailer has arrived and we have it waiting for you all below.
LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS stars Stephanie Bennett, Andrew Dunbar, Melissa Roxburgh and Brendan Fletcher. It was written by Harris Wilkinson and directed by Zach Lipovsky.
"Backpacking through the lush Irish countryside, two unsuspecting young couples discover a town’s chilling secret. Ben (Dunbar), Sophie (Bennet), David (Fletcher) and Jeni (Roxburgh) quickly discover the idyllic land is not what it appears to be when the town’s residents offer the hikers an old cabin at the edge of the woods. Soon, the friends will find that one of Ireland’s most famous legends is a terrifying reality."
BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
“Leprechaun: An Icon Reborn” featurette “Leprechaun: Behind the Blood” featurette
LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS will be released on VOD August 26th and will see a Blu-ray/DVD release on September 30th.