We still don’t have a trailer or any promo imagery from the upcoming Saw: Legacy, the 8th Chapter in the wildly successful franchise that’s been in hibernation since 2010, but with the film slated for an October release, we expect to see something any day now! In the meantime, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to examine some lesser known facts about the series that launched the careers of Leigh Whannell and James Wan in 2004
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Our friends at Looper run a weekly series called The Untold Story of where they delve deep into some of our favorite horror films, exhuming fascinating facts and connections that might otherwise go unnoticed. The Untold Truth of Saw was released just a few months back and remains incredibly current. Have a watch and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
Here’s what we know for sure about Saw: Legacy so far:
Mandela Van Peebles co-stars in Lionsgate’s forthcoming sequel Saw: Legacy, the eight installment in the horror film franchise. The pic is directed by sibling duo Peter and Michael Spierig from a script by Pete Goldfinger, Josh Stolberg, James Wan, and Leigh Whannell. In theaters October 27, just in time for Halloween, the franchise revolves around John Kramer, also known as “Jigsaw,” who traps victims in situations that test their will to live. Producers are Mark Burg, Gregg Hoffman, and Oren Koules, the trio that has produced all eight films. Peebles most recently appeared in A&E’s Roots remake and was opposite Nicolas Cage in the film USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage.
Check back often for updates on Saw: Legacy; we’ll keep you posted as additional details emerge!