We are loving the fact that Tobin Bell was announced to return as Jigsaw in the next Saw film. Four weeks back, news of a monumental return was announced and will see John Kramer in this new Jigsaw-focused entry. The franchise wrote itself into a corner early on by having Kramer die outright. There have been several returns but they have all been tricks that are either flashbacks… or, well flashbacks. In some cases the flashbacks were carefully edited to surprise. In the latest onset photo, we get a look at Bell sitting on a bench hanging out with a kiddo.
The youngster in the frame is producer, Mark Burgs son. This time around director, Kevin Greutert is taking the helm and steering Saw in a new direction. Greutert is not a stranger to the world of SAW. He directed boh Saw VI as well as Saw: The Final Chapter.
Saw X producers Mark Burg and Oren Koules are very into giving fans a film that is said to make them very happy by bringing Kramer back to the forefront and focus.
For the entirety of the Saw franchise’s past, I have heavily believed that Jigsaw should just be straight-up supernatural. I mean, how great would it be if Bell returned as a Michael Myers or Jason Voorhees-like in a new approach to the legend. Imagine Saw goes full slasher with Kramer being unstoppable. It would make a lot of my horror-loving dreams come true.
What do you think, Saw fans? Do you think that it would be cool to have Kramer return from the dead as a supernatural, morally-psychotic method-driven slasher? Do you think it would be a cool approach?
Saw X is set to arrive in theaters beginning October 27, 2023.
Aubrey Plaza Wants to be the Next Tim Burton With ‘Hocus Pocus’ Like Film
Aubrey Plaza has long been a self-affirmed “sea hag”. Her dark personality and sense of humor has long been a favorite of ours. Now, with her production company, Evil Hag Productions, she intends to make a family-friendly film that is something like Tim Burton meets Hocus Pocus.
While talking to GQ, Plaza said that she would like to “…fill the Tim Burton slot” by putting together her first directorial effort. The family-friendly affair is said to be a mix of Beetlejuice and Hocus Pocus.
Plaza can currently be seen in Evil Hag Production’s Emily the Criminal and on HBO’s White Lotus season 2.
We can’t wait to see what Plaza has to offer in her directorial efforts. It would be great to see her built a brand and aesthetic as awesome as Burton’s.
M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Knock at the Cabin’ Finds Danger Right Outside
M. Night Shyamalan’s next film is already on its way. The ominous Knock at the Cabin is incredibly intriguing, especially since the first trailer gave away so little. The first poster for Knock at the Cabin is just as ominous as the teaser.
Shyamalan’s last film Old, played up the Twilight Zone like mystery and took it to Sci-Fi levels. Knock at the Cabin looks to trump that and move far into the horror/thriller genre.
The synopsis for Knock at the Cabin goes like this:
“While vacationing at a remote cabin, a young girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand that the family make an unthinkable choice to avert the apocalypse. With limited access to the outside world, the family must decide what they believe before all is lost.”
Knock at the Cabin arrives in theaters beginning February 3.
‘Cocaine Bear’ Gives Us One of the Wildest Posters of the Year
Elizabeth Banks has decided to grace our eyeballs with one of the wildest titles, posters and film synopsis’ of the past decade. I’m of course talking about Cocaine Bear. This true story is one of those that you have to see to believe. But, the title is exactly what you think it is.
Kentucky 1985 was the time and place. A really unlucky bear ingested a lot of cocaine that was dropped in the woods by a smuggler. Unfortunately, the bear died from an overdose but not before going on a real rager beforehand.
Deadline’s synopsis for Cocaine Bear is as follows:
“The movie finds an oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists and teens converging in a Georgia forest where a 500- pound apex predator has ingested a staggering amount of cocaine and gone on a coke-fueled rampage for more blow … and blood.”
The film stars Keri Russell, Ray Liotta, Alden Ehrenreich, O’Shea Jackson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Cocaine Bear comes raging into theaters February 24.