He mad a 27-minute, 16mm short film called "The Abyss".
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[on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake] It didn't have the context of the times but it was effective in its own way - in particular the scene where the group of friends approach the house and all you see is Jessica Biel's ass. I loved that.
The three films he made for Cannon--Lifeforce
(1985), Invaders from Mars
(1986) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
(1986)--were all drastically re-cut by the producers and failed at the box office. Hooper then began working in television, where he's stayed, with only a few exceptions, since the late '80s.