Unfortunately, Insidious fans are going to have to spend a little more time in The Further, waiting for Chapter 4 to hit theaters! Variety reports that the film has been pushed back from its planned October 20th, 2017 released date to make way for Universal Pictures’ and Sony Pictures’ “darkly comic” murder mystery, Half to Death. Apparently, the studios felt that moviegoers wouldn’t want to see two horror films during the Halloween season! Both films come from Blumhouse, hot off its massive success with Get Out.
News hit the web today that Saw 8 is hitting theaters October 27th, 2017. The series is well known for it’s Halloween release dates. The sequel is tentatively titled Saw: Legacy. Michael Spierig and Kevin Spierig, who previously directed Daybreakers, are direct the film. Shooting begins this October in Toronto.
Josh Stolberg and Pete Goldfinger are penning the screenplay for the sequel, which series co-creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell will be producing. Stolberg and Goldfinger are known for writing Sorority Row and Piranha 3D. No other information has been released about the film as of yet.
Blumhouse has confirmed Insidious: Chapter 4 today, with the release of a new video. Premiering October 20, 2017, fan favorite Lin Shaye will be returning to reprise her role as Elise Rainer.
Co-creator of the series Leigh Whannell is writing the script. Jason Blum, Oren Peli and co-creator James Wan are producing. Adam Robitel (The Taking of Deborah Logan) is directing. Executive producers include Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity), Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Charles Layton.
You can view the new video on the official Blumhouse website.
Josh Stolberg and Pete Goldfinger have been tapped by Lionsgate to write a new installment to the ‘Saw’ franchise. Entitled ‘Saw: Legacy’, original director James Wan and screenwriter Leigh Whannell will serve as executive producers on the film.
Goldfinger and Stolberg are known for the work on horror films such as ‘Sorority Row,’ ‘Piranha’ and ‘Piranha 3DD.” It is unknown whether the film will be a continuation of the original series or a reboot. The first ‘Saw’ premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2004.