Spiral: “From The Book of Saw” is an upcoming American horror film directed by Darren Lins Busman, written by Josh Stolberg and Peter Goldfinger. This is the ninth part of the “Saw” movie series, starring Chris Rock and Samuel Jackson. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film is scheduled to be released by Lionsgate in the United States on May 21, 2021, and it was postponed due to the original release date (May 15, 2020).
Lionsgate’s official story outline reads: “Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner William Schenk (Max Minghella) take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly trapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer’s morbid game”.
According to Chris Rock, the origin of “Spiral: From The Book of Saw”, which was a chance meeting with the head of Lionsgate at a friend’s wedding. He thought that despite the plan, Doing something in the horror genre will be a new way for his career. There are some comedic elements in the movie.
Rock approached Lionsgate with the idea of expanding the franchise, and he was very interested in the concept. Joe Drake, CEO of Lionsgate, said that Rock’s ideas “fully uphold the tradition of materials, while at the same time with its wit, creativity and passion for this classic horror series. Revitalized the brand”. As of January 2018, industry rumors claim that Lionsgate has started discussing the ninth Saw movie and that the Spierig brothers will no longer participate. According to reports, as of April 2018, Twisted Pictures is working with puzzle writers Josh Stolberg and Peter Goldfinger to develop a sequel.
The film was officially released on May 16, 2019. Former series director Darren Lynn Bousman and film series veteran actors Mark Burg and Oren Koules are again in charge of the film. In addition to writing story reports, Rock also participated as an executive producer.
Joining Rock as executive producers are Saw’s original creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell, and Daniel Heffner. Storberg and Goldfinger were confirmed as screenwriters. In announcing the news, Locke said: “I have been a fan of Saw since the first film was released in 2004.
I am very happy to have the opportunity to take it to a new place that is really tense and tortuous.” Burg and Koules Said that Rock’s processing of Saw is comparable to Eddie Murphy’s processing of the buddy film within 48 hours, which provides a “new perspective” for the Saw series. Storberg later confirmed that the ninth batch of movies will exist in the same canon as the first eight movies and will not restart, nor is it a direct sequel to the puzzle.
On July 8, 2019, filming began in Toronto in the name of an organ donor. Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, and Marisol Nichols announced that they will star in this movie. Joe Drake, CEO of Lionsgate, said: “We think Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock and Max Minghella (Max Minghella) and Marisol Nichols (Marisol Nichols) made this movie completely different in the Thorne Canon, and we can’t wait to release this unexpected and sinister new to fans of this movie Story franchise. This is the next stage of full speed sawing.” On August 28, 2019, the shooting officially ended.
In February 2020, the American Motion Picture Association rated the film as “R-rated” because of “a series of serious bloodshed and torture, ubiquitous language, some sexual references, and short-term drug use”.
Spiral: “From The Book of Saw” is scheduled to be released in the United States by Lionsgate on May 21, 2021. The movie was originally scheduled to be released on October 23, 2020, but it has been moved to May 15, 2020. The movie was later postponed to the current release date due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Darren Lynn Bousman
Josh Stolberg (written by)
Pete Goldfinger (written by)
Morgan David Jones as Officer Barrett
Ali Johnson as Jeannie Lewis
Dan Petronijevic as Det. Marv Boswick
Samuel L. Jackson as Marcus
Chris Rock as Det. Zeke Banks
Edie Inksetter as Det. Kraus
Leila Leigh as Officer Mark
Max Minghella as William Schenk
Christopher Tai as Officer Johnson
John Tokatlidis as Burns
Genelle Williams as Lisa Banks
Leonidas Castrounis as Young Boy
K.C. Collins as Det. Drury
Marisol Nichols as Capt. Angie Garza
Nazneen Contractor as Chada
Frank Licari as Emmerson
Zoie Palmer as Kara Boswick
Josh Stolberg as Police Officer
Isys Alexis as Woman
Brian Cook as Reporter
Luke Gallo as Drug Dealer
Andrew Perun as Paramedic
Elena Khan as Homeless 1 (uncredited)
Heidi Matijevic as Hooker (uncredited)
Australia : 20 May 2021
Germany : 20 May 2021
Netherlands : 20 May 2021
Portugal : 20 May 2021
Iceland : 21 May 2021
Lithuania : 21 May 2021
USA : 21 May 2021
Slovakia : 27 May 2021
Also Known As
(original title) : Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Argentina : Espiral: El juego del miedo continúa
Australia : Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbian title) : Spirala: Iz Knjige Testera
Brazil : Espiral – O Legado de Jogos Mortais
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) : Спиралата: Убийствен пъзел продължава
Canada (English title) : Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Canada (French title) : Spirale: Héritage de Décadence
France : Spirale: l’héritage de Saw
Germany : Saw 9: Spiral
Hungary : Spirál: Fűrész hagyatéka
India (English title) : Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Italy : Spiral – L’eredità di Saw
Lithuania : Spirale
Mexico : Espiral: El juego del miedo continúa
Netherlands (Dutch title) (alternative transliteration) : Spiraal: van het boek SAW
Poland : Spirala: Nowy rozdział serii Piła
Portugal : Spiral – O Novo Capítulo de Saw (2020)
Russia : Пила: Спираль
Serbia : Spirala: Iz Knjige Testera
Slovakia : Špirála: Saw pokračuje
Spain : Spiral: Saw
Sweden : Spiral: From the Legacy of Saw
Turkey (Turkish title) : Spiral: Testere Devam Ediyor
Ukraine : Пила: Спіраль
UK : Spiral: From the Book of Saw
USA (working title) : The Organ Donor
USA (English title) (working title) : Spiral: From the Book of Saw
USA (working title) : Untitled Saw Project
USA : Spiral
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