Saw 10 will have the return of actor Tobin Bell as Jigsaw, the iconic serial killer of the horror franchise. The new film was made official by Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures earlier this year and will go into production later this month, aiming for a theatrical release on October 26, 2023.
“What a thrill to be reunited with Tobin [Bell]. His performance as John Kramer is part of the magic that made this franchise such a phenomenon, and his character will be a central part of the new film.” One Take News the producers, Mark Burg and Oren Koules.
The attraction, still without a defined title, will be commanded by Kevin Greutert – well-known name of the saga responsible for editing and directing some previous features.
According to the producers, the project aims to rescue the spirit of the original film. For that, they promise to bring back elements loved by fans, delivering more traps and a new mystery to solve.
Jigsaw is back! Tobin Bell will return as the iconic villain in Saw 10Source: Source: Lionsgate/Reproduction
the stories of Deadly Games revolve around John Kramer, the maniac known as Jigsaw. The assassin’s signature is to create elaborate and terrifying traps, difficult to survive for his victims.
The character was introduced in the original 2004 feature, directed by James Wan (famous for other horror titles such as Invocation of Evil and Supernatural). Over the years, the franchise has become one of the most famous of the genre, as well as one of the most successful at the box office.
What to expect from the new Saw?
The actor has been in the role in every feature ever released, with the exception of Spiral — The Saw Legacy (2021). Although Jigsaw died in the timeline of the plot, the upcoming film should bring him back in the form of flashbacks or footage that could inspire other assassins to follow his vision.
Details about the plot are still scarce, however, more news should be revealed soon. A few months ago, Koules said in an interview with Bloody Disgusting what fans can expect from Saw 10:
“We are hearing everything that people would like to see in the next movie. We will work hard to plan a story that horror fans will love.” In Brazil, some franchise titles are available on HBO Max and Amazon Prime Video.