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Lionsgate Moves Chris Rock’s Saw Reboot to May 2020

July 22, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

We’ll be seeing Chris Rock’s intriguing Saw reboot about five months earlier than expected. Lionsgate has announced that the film has been bumped up from October 23, 2020 to May 15, 2020. That puts the film at the beginning of the summer movie season, a strong indication that Lionsgate has faith in the film … at least, enough to move it out of the Halloween season that Saw was synonymous with for years.

The new film was co-written by Rock and stars him alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, and Marisol Nichols. Darren Lynn Bousman is returning to the franchise to direct the film, which sees Rock play a police detective investigating a series of grizzly crimes, and Samuel L. Jackson will play Rock’s father. Minghella will play William Schenk, Rock’s partner on the police force, and Nichols will play Capt. Angie Garza, Rock’s boss.

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