Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures have set a date to return to the world of Saw.
A self-titled episode hits theaters October 27, 2023, featuring veteran Saw filmmaker Kevin Greutert directs. The horror site Damn disgusting first reported the news.
The Saw franchise dates back to 2004 and launched the careers of director James Wan and writer-star Leigh Whannell. The series follows the machinations of the villain Jigsaw, who devises elaborate and deadly scenarios to teach his victims a lesson. The franchise has included nine films to date, including the 2021 Chris Rock starrer Spiral. The new episode will be the tenth.
Greutert directed Saw VI (2009) and Saw: The last chapter (2010), and cut his teeth as editor of the first Sawamong other titles in the series.
“We’ve listened to what the fans have been asking for and are hard at work planning a movie that Saw fans and horror fans alike will love,” said producers Mark Burg and Oren Koules, founders of Twisted Pictures. “And part of that is giving the reins to Kevin Greutert, director of Saw VI, which remains one of the fan favorites throughout the series. More details will be announced shortly.”
The Saw franchise has grossed over $1 billion worldwide, with the latest installment, jigsaw puzzle, which grossed $102 million worldwide. So far the tenth Saw has the Halloween 2023 season release date to itself.