The Saw franchise is one of the most popular horror franchises of all time. The series has grossed almost 1 billion dollars worldwide. Hence fans were rightfully excited about the latest installment of the franchise. Spiral would become the ninth film of the Saw franchise.
Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, the movie will have big shoes to fill. The expectation of the upcoming film is high. That is especially to following the disappointment of the last film. It will look to emulate the success of the first Saw movie. However, fans will have to wait a while before they can watch the movie in the theaters.
When will Spiral Release?
Lionsgate had made their intentions clear about the ninth installment of the franchise in 2018. With the production of the film beginning in the first half of 2019. Filming started in July 2019, and the cast of the film was finally announced.
October 2020 was an initial release date for a film. But later, bumped it up to May 15, 2020. However, the pandemic seriously affected the schedule of the film. The producers were concerned about the health risk associated with releasing the movie in this situation. And with theaters around the world still closed, delayed its release until next year.
Spiral will hit theaters on May 21, 2021. That would be almost two years after officially wrapped up the filming.
Who will Appear in Spiral?
Then it comes to the cast, Lionsgate pulled out some big guns. With many of the popular faces of Hollywood making an appearance in the film. In the most important role is Samuel L. Jackson, as Marcus Banks.
He is going to be joined by Chris Rock as Det. Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks, son of Marcus. Other members of the cast are going to include Max Minghella and Marisol Nichols. Finally, Zoie Palmer will appear in the film as Kara Boswick.
What is going to Happen in Spiral?
When you enter the theater, you will know exactly what to expect from the movie. And the director has assured the fans to be thrilled after watching it. Zeke and his partner William Schenk, are going to stumble across several disturbing murders. What makes them worse is the likeness of these homicides with “city’s gruesome past.”
As the duo investigates more, they are going to find clues they won’t like. The film is also going to focus on a complicated relationship between Marcus and his son Zeke. Marcus using his experience to play a big part in the movie.
Is a trailer for Spiral out?
The movie dropped its first official trailer last September. The trailer tells you everything that is wrong with the town. At the same time, fine editing creates a great atmosphere without giving away much.
The Saw franchise has always had a magnetism with itself. Its success is a testament to that ability. And with the latest movie, Bousman will look to capture the same intensity. Fans are expecting to pour into theaters once the film releases next year. And the trailer promises that it is not going to be a waste.