If you can recall, Chris Rock is giving a shot at horror films as he is set to produce a remake of the film ‘SAW’. According to reports, Rock is also set to star in the film and yesterday it was announced that Samuel L. Jackson will now join the project.
Samuel L. Jackson will star in the Saw reimagining with Chris Rock. Rock came up with the story, which will be adapted by Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg. Mark Burg and Oren Koules are the producers. Rock will executive produce as well, with original Saw creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell. The film already has an October 23, 2020 release date. In the film, Rock will play a “police detective investigating a series of grizzly crimes.” Jackson will play his father. The first franchise had eight films from 2004 to 2017, following a serial killer named Jigsaw and his followers. It is one of the most successful franchises of all-time, grossing $976 million at the worldwide box office.