Lionsgate y Twisted Pictures they have underway the development of a new chapter of the horror franchise SAW. This is the tenth film, in preparation since April 2021.
With a theatrical release set for next year’s Halloween season, the October 27, 2023and the start of filming now underway, it was recently revealed that the film will feature the return of Tobin Bell como John Kramerwhich makes it clear that this will be a movie that will have the favorite elements of the fandom of Saw: the return of Bell, all-new twisted and cunning traps, and a new mystery to solve.
But the surprises do not end there. The most recent reports (via Deadline) announce that Shawnee Smith is in negotiations to return to the saga. Smith played Amanda Young in the original 2004 film, one of Kramer’s victims, who was later revealed to be an apprentice to the assassin, known for forcing captives to play deadly games, before meeting her end in Saw III. .
What will the return of both characters be like? We will know soon.
The medium also announces the signing of Eyewitness Macody Lund (Ragnarok), Steven Brand (The Sandman), y Michael Beach (Dahmer).
Kevin Greutert directs SAW 10 o SAW X, with official title to be announced. The filmmaker directed the sequels SAW VI (2009) y Saw: The Final Chapter (2010). He has also directed other horror projects like Jessabelle (2014) y Jackals (2017). He was editor of SAW a SAW Vy Jigsaw.
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 details of the plot are currently in complete secrecy.
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.