‘Leprechaun: Origins’ Details Revealed; WWE’s Hornswoggle Set to Star!

WWE superstar Dylan ’Hornswoggle’ Postl is starring as the demonic creature, which was originally played by Warwick Davis.

Leprechaun: Origins details revealed!
Leprechaun: Origins details revealed!
WWE Studios President Michael Luisi was recently interviewed and discussed the upcoming reboot of Mark Jones' classic horror film titled Leprechaun: Origins.

Here Michael Luisi comments on the tone of the film and explains where they want to go with the remake.

" The tone is going to be a little darker, a little more traditional horror than the Warwick Davis ones that people remember, trying to find a way to please fans of that genre but at the same time this is really being played for scares."

Here is what he said when asked if any elements from the originals would be used in the new film.

"No, it is a true reboot of the franchise."

WWE star Dylan "Hornswoggle" Postl is playing the evil Leprechaun with a possible cameo by franchise star Warwick Davis.

Leprechaun: Origins was released August 22nd, 2014 and stars Stephanie Bennett, Andrew Dunbar, Melissa Roxburgh, Brendan Fletcher, Gary Chalk, Teach Grant, Bruce Blain, Adam Boys. The film is directed by Zach Lipovsky.

Sources: Crave Online
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Comments (24)

  1. childofharlem

    after the first one sh*t went down hill

    2 years agoby @childofharlemFlag

  2. The Cryptkeeper: Resurrected

    If it is a remake then why not call it simply "Leprechaun"? Oh well, sucks Davis isn't the leprechaun, but I guess it makes sense if it's a reboot.

    2 years agoby @cryptFlag

  3. Upsmann44

    If Warwick Davis is not playing the Leprechaun then I don't care to see it.

    2 years agoby @upsmann44Flag

  4. Bane5000

    Uhhh yeah...naw, no thanx on this one LoL

    2 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  5. Mr.K


    2 years agoby @mr-kFlag

  6. CelluloidDreams

    ROFL!! PASS!

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  7. Mka47


    2 years agoby @mka47Flag

  8. SpaceCowboy

    All the Leprechaun movies are terrible. This won't be any different.

    2 years agoby @SpaceCowboyFlag

  9. WongFu

    no one cares

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  10. Dragon1991

    Zzzzzzzzz...Sorry was I reading something?

    2 years agoby @Dragon1991Flag

  11. SherlockHolmes2009

    Well I know how this will turn out now

    2 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  12. thedude-abides

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx ROFL!!! That's damn hilarious.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  13. Mieko_Siede

    This is just unfortunate.

    2 years agoby @mieko-siedeFlag

  14. Daniel Cantu

    Just no....

    2 years agoby @Deadpoolx11Flag

  15. TheDude1

    WWE studios does have a few movies that aren't that bad. However this idea seems awful in every way.

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  16. Nicholaus XX

    @thedude-abides -- I have only four words to say; four words that will define - in vivid detail - how I'm feeling. And I need someone else to say them for me.


    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  17. WongFu

    A very bad idea

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  18. ROFLitschristian

    Oh sh*t. Totally forgot they were doing this. Guess that shows how much interest I have for it...

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  19. JasonKat

    Ok I dont mind Dylan playing the evil lil Leprechaun, but i hope this isnt a wwe film, because 90% of wwe films SUCK!, Noticed how outsiders studios that feature wwe superstars such as the rock, turn out great, while wwe studios films, are crap.
    Now as far as taking this to much darker route, that sounds good to me. Will have to wait and see how makeup turns out tho, unlike freddy's remake. PSH!

    2 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  20. Brizzy

    It's like the WWE know EXACTLY how to make really bad movies.

    2 years agoby @BrizzyFlag

  21. John M

    Really? What studio would reach into the bottom of the barrel for the laughably bad horror franchise. It was bad enough when Jason when into space, but when the good old Leprechaun went into space no that was hilariously bad, so what studio would be so desperate to reboot this franchise. Not surprisingly it's the WWE. I guess they want to reaffirm their commitment to make not only bad fake wrestling, but also cheap and bad films as well.

    2 years agoby @john-mFlag

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