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Chris Rock to make ‘Saw’ spinoff with Lionsgate

Lionsgate Has Dated The 'Saw' Spinoff For October 23, 2020 Release.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Chanshimla Varah | Updated on: 17 May 2019, 01:32:31 PM
Chris Rock to make ‘Saw’ spinoff (Photo: Instagram)

New Delhi:

Chris Rock, the comedian is all set for a ‘Saw’ spinoff and we are as surprised as you are. According to reports Chris Rock the comedian will be the men behind the puzzle as he is all set pen an idea on the horror movie where all of our worst torture nightmares come into being.

‘’I’ve been a fan of ‘Saw’ since the first film in 2004,” Rock said. “I am excited by the opportunity to take this to a really intense and twisted new place’’ quoted as per Variety.

“When Chris Rock came to us and described in chilling detail his fantastic vision that reimagines and spins off the world of the notorious Jigsaw Killer, we were all-in,” said Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group chairman Joe Drake.

Saw is one of the highest-grossing horror franchises of all-time, and it’s one of Lionsgate’s most successful film series. This upcoming film will still be as mind-bending and intense as all the previous Saw films. Chris conceived this idea, and it will be completely reverential to the legacy of the material while reinvigorating the brand with his wit, creative vision and passion for this classic horror franchise.”

The has reportedly written a story for a spinoff for the franchise that revolves around the fictional character John Kramer, also called the Jigsaw Killer or Jigsaw, who traps victims in situations that test their will to live that is being adapted by Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg, and Rock also will executive produce.

Lionsgate has dated the film for release on October 23, 2020.

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First Published : 17 May 2019, 01:32:31 PM