“Live or die… the decision is yours. This is not a punishment. It’s a renaissance.”
A new game of fear is discovered in the first full trailer of SAW X: The game of fearthe tenth film in the horror franchise SAW of Lionsgate y Twisted Pictures.
The sequel features the returns of Tobin Bell y Shawnee Smith, reprising their roles as John Kramer and Amanda Young, Kramer’s victim in the original 2004 film, who was later revealed to be an apprentice killer, known for forcing captives to play deadly games, before meeting her end in Saw III.
The most recent installment is a prequel to the original film that leads us to discover the true reasons that triggered the creation of the fear game in John Kramer. The plot is set between the events of Saw I y Saw II.
The plot details are as follows:
“John Kramer (Tobin Bell) is back, and it’s the untold chapter of Jigsaw’s final games. Set between the events of Saw I and II, John, sick and desperate, travels to Mexico to undergo a risky and experimental medical procedure in the hope of a miracle cure for his cancer., only to discover that the entire operation is a scam to defraud the most vulnerable. The infamous serial killer is back at work for him, turning the tables on con artists in his trademark visceral way through devious, deranged and cunning traps.”
The official advance is found at the end of this note.
Kevin Greutert directs SAW X from the script of Peter Goldfinger y Josh Stolberg. The director took over the aftermath SAW VI (2009) y Saw: The Final Chapter (2010), and was editor of SAW a SAW Vy Jigsaw.
Mark Burg and Oren Koules are the producers.
The rest of the cast is made up of Renata Vaca (Midnight Family), Paulette Hernandez (Crown of Tears), Joshua Okamoto (Control Z), Octavio Hinojosa (Come Play With Me), Eyewitness Macody Lund (Ragnarok), Steven Brand (The Sandman), y Michael Beach (Dahmer).
The next installment of SAW while it went live in April 2021, it wasn’t until the release of the ninth film, Spiral: From the Book of Saw in May of the same year, that the studios gave priority to a tenth film, after the good reception of the spinoff that brought new life to the franchise. The spinoff is not part of the timeline of the original saga.
SAW revolves around serial killer John Kramer, also known as the Jigsaw Killer or Jigsaw. It traps victims in elaborate situations and traps that will test their will to live.
The first film debuted in 2004, and marked James Wan’s debut as a feature film director. The success was such that it gave way to seven sequels, the most recent of which, Jigsawdebuted in 2017, and the aforementioned ninth chapter, the spinoff Spiral. The global box office for the entire franchise is over $1 billion, while the combined budget for all of them is over $97 million. A huge commercial success.
Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures will release SAW X in theaters on September 29, 2023. In Mexico, the film will be distributed by Corazón Films.