The Grudge


Total votes: 46

No official plot yet, but the original told of a curse that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

CURRENT STATUS: 
In Production
No official plot yet, but the original told of a curse that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.


RELEASE DATE
August 16, 2019
CURRENT STATUS
In Production
LANGUAGE
English
PRODUCED BY
Ghost House Pictures
Good Universe 
MPAA RATING
N/A
OFFICIAL SITES
N/A
REVIEW
N/A
DIRECTED BY
Nicolas Pesce
WRITTEN BY
Jeff Buhler
STARRING
Andrea Riseborough
Demian Bichir
John Cho
Lin Shaye
Jacki Weaver
Betty Gilpin
William Sadler
Frankie Faison

PROJECT DETAILS
  • Producer Sam Raimi was quoted saying: "We are so excited about this new adaptation. We went back to the original source material to deliver a relentless supernatural thrill ride that explores the horrors of American suburbia." (3/15/18)
  • Andrea Riseborough (Oblivion, Nocturnal Animals) is said to be eyeing the role of a detective and young single mother in the film.
  • Directed by Nicolas Pesce (The Eyes of My Mother).
  • Writer Jeff Buhler had a interview recently where he revealed his approach with the script, saying: "The first thing I would say is that, we’re not approaching this as a remake of the Sarah Michelle Gellar film, or a remake of the Ju-on film. This is pushing the mythology forward, while keeping the concepts and spirit of those movies, yet finding a new way to tell a story within that world, which is exciting." Adding that the film would have "new characters, new ghost, and a new mythology. I’m not really at a liberty to say anything more than that for obvious reasons, as we are still in the scripting process. I think letting fans of the original series know that we are not going back to (the character of) Kayoko and trying to mine what’s already been mined is important (though). We are still very early in the process." (4/9/14)
  • Scripted by Jeff Buhler (Midnight Meat Train).
  • Sam Raimi returns to produce via his Ghost House Pictures banner.
  • The original remake was based on a Japanese film titled Ju-On, which was later remade in it's own country as Ju-On: The Grudge.
  • Said to be a "reboot" of the original 2004 US film, which was a remake of a Japanese film.
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