It’s been 14 years since The Ring, the American remake of the 1998 Japanese horror flick Ringu, was released and became a box office hit. That’s right—you thought that ’80s favorite celebrating its 30-somethingth anniversary made you feel old; just think about those movies from the ’00s you were sure just came out a few years ago getting ready to head off to high school. They grow up so fast. Hell, it’s already been over 11 years since the 2005 sequel was released.
Thankfully for us Paramount Pictures was kind enough to make a third movie in the franchise which hasn’t even come out yet, so we can go back to pretending we’re young again. The trilogy-maker is titled Rings, and Paramount has released the first trailer for the movie.
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The movie is directed by F. Javier Gutierrez, whose previous credits include the Spanish title Before the Fall. The director was also attached to the reboot of The Crow once upon a time, before currently attached director Corin Hardy signed on. Starring is Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan, and Vincent D’Onofrio.
Rings is set to be released in theaters right around Halloween time on October 28th.
A new chapter in the beloved RING horror franchise. A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before”¦
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