Currently scheduled for a 2019 release, The Grudge is set to star Betty Gilpin, Andrea Riseborough, and John Cho.
John Cho, is of course known for his role in the Star Trek reboot, Mr. Sulu. Lin Shaye, of the Insidious franchise is also to star. Sony recently got the rights to the film concept and have started production.
Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will be producing the movie. The first film, released in 2004, starred Sarah Michelle Gellar and was based on Japanese horror film Ju-On. It grossed $187 million worldwide.
Filming is now underway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It has started on May 7th.
- Démián Bichir (The Hateful Eight, Machete Kills)
Nicholas Pesce – Director
Buhler – Screenplay
Shimizu – Original screenplay
Raimi – Producer
- Robert G Tapert – Producer
Article written by Samantha Colletto