Film Jerk scored some major release date announcements this weekend starting with New Line Cinema’s prequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre entitled Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Origin. Jonathan Liebesman’s (Darkness Falls) vision hits theaters on October 6th, 2006. The story follows a group of kids who run afoul of chainsaw-wielding psycho Leatherface and his demented family. The story will reveal Leatherface’s origins. Jordana Brewster stars. Also announced today is a release date for New Line’s Final Destination 3. Director James Wong and writing partner Glen Morgan return to the franchise they helped create to close it out, with this tale of a group of teens who survive a rollercoaster accident they shouldn’t have. Film roars into theatres February 24, 2006.