It looks like the iconic star may soon join the classic horror franchise. According to Bloody Disgusting, Samuel L. Jackson will be starring alongside Chris Rock in the latter’s upcoming Saw reboot.
With production set to begin next week, Bloody Disgusting has come across some set photos and confirmed that Jackson would join the cast. Darren Lynn Bousman is returning to the fold as director and will be Bousman’s fourth stint in the franchise as he directed Saw II, Saw III, and Saw IV. Bloody Disgusting was also first to find out that writers Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg are writing the story for Rock’s reboot.
Saw franchise creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell will be executive producers on this project. It is unknown at this time if the latest Jigsaw film, which comes out on October 23 in 2020, will play a role in Rock’s story of Saw.
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