The remake is written Sergio Martino and directed by Steven C. Miller. But during the height of remake fever in the mid-2000s, talks began of the potential for a Motel Hell remake. Apply Now. Scott Spiegel Cuts Into the Quentin Tarantino-Produced Alternate Version of ‘Halloween 6’ [Phantom Limbs], [Review] Hulu’s “Helstrom” Gives Superhero Twist to Standard Action-Horror Exorcism Story, “The Simpsons”: “Treehouse of Horror XXXI” Tackles the Horrors of 2020 This Sunday Night [Trailer], 10 Housebound Horror Anthology TV Episodes Perfect for Halloween, “The Osbournes: Night of Terror”: The Family Goes on Their First Ghost Hunt Together in Travel Channel Special [Trailer], Emma Roberts Producing Netflix Vampire Series “First Kill”, [Review] A New Setting Can’t Save ‘Tremors: Shrieker Island’ from Feeling Like the Same Old Routine, [Review] Ben Wheatley’s ‘Rebecca’ Attempts More Faithful Adaptation That Favors Dark Psychological Mystery, [Review] Netflix’s ‘A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting’ Offers Light Halloween Fantasy Horror, [Review] Shudder’s Anthology Film ‘The Mortuary Collection’ Offers Meta Morality Tales, Memory Leak: The Philosophical Horror of Frictional Games’ ‘SOMA’ is Terrifying and Intelligent, 10 of the Best Halloween Costumes in Horror Movies, Before the ‘Amnesia’: Looking Back on Frictional Games’ ‘Penumbra’ Series, “Scaredy Cat”: Temptations Celebrates Halloween With “The First Ever Horror Movie for Cats” [Video]. Motel Hell is a 2011 American Horror film remake of the original Kevin Connor 1980 Horror film of the same name. Motel Hell is one of the most surprisingly inventive, fun, backwoods slashers of the early ‘80s. Still, there have been plenty of times that studios have rushed a movie into production without even being happy with the script, so I suppose we should breathe a sigh of relief for that. The plot follows farmer, butcher, motel manager, and meat entrepreneur Vincent Smith, who traps travelers and harvests them for his human sausages. Motel Hell. Advertise With Wicked Horror. Originally set for a December 7th '07, then Halloween '08 theatrical release. We got the scoop from a few various sources that Bloody-Disgusting fav, Steven C. Miller, is in final talks to direct MGM’s remake of Motel Hell. He has also had fiction published in Sanitarium Magazine, Hello Horror, Bloodbond and more. Starring: Genre: Thriller, Horror. On this installment, we’ll be taking a look at the Motel Hell remake that almost was. Each should be fascinating in its own way, because the stories of movies that never see the light of day can sometimes be even more interesting than the stories of those that do. The studio wanted the film to hit theaters the same year that it was announced and that’s not a lot of time to come up with an inventive new take, even on a project like this one. This project has since disappeared from the MGM slate and is likely to have been put into a "development hell" stage. The classic 1980 horror comedy followed Farmer Vincent’s famous sausage business run out of a hotel that snags unsuspecting tourists and harvests them to become tomorrow’s smoky breakfast links. And on that level it’s a surprise that it never got made. One of the group who was indeed the one who was the girlfriend of the dead friend may have what it takes to survive the night at Motel Hell. Does Your Horror Feature or Short Need Worldwide Distribution?