* OldShame: For Creator/ReneeZellweger and Creator/MatthewMcConaughey. The latter tried to prevent it from being released.
* TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment: Originally titled as ''The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre'', the film was shelved after showings in film festivals until 1997 when it was finally released to cash in the successes of Zellweger and [=McConaughey=].
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Studio heads planned for Leatherface to be brutally unmasked in this iteration.