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Texas Chain Saw Massacre petrol station set to become a 'horror barbecue resort'

Perhaps leave your Leatherface mask and chainsaw at home

Jacob Stolworthy
Thursday 31 March 2016 11:32

It may be one of the unlikelier spots to be transformed into a BBQ resort, but that's exactly what the Last Chance Gas Station from 1974 horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is to become.

In the film, this location is where Leatherface murders a carload of teenagers and, in homage, the setting will remain untouched with Hitfix reporting the spot is due to open under the name We Slaughter Barbecue.

As well as serving cooked meat, the area will transition into a live music venue and motel which is sure to become a Southern American hotspot for diehard fans of the film.

Speaking to KXAN, motel owner Roy Rose - who purchased the Gas Station 30 years ago - said: "We're going to put cabins in the back for all the fans who want to come and stay the night."

Not failing to eye a money-earning venture, there will also be a memorabilia shop dedicated to the Tobe Hooper film which starred Gunnar Hansen and Marilyn Burns.

Impressively, Rose has found an investor in horror icon Ari Lehman who played Jason Voorhees in classic slasher film Friday the 13th.

To follow We Slaughter Barbecue's progress, you can follow its Facebook updates here. The resort is scheduled to open in July.

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