Koji Suzuki‘s Ring novel sequence is inspiring a brand new horror movie titled Sadako DX that can open in Japan this fall. Fūka Koshiba (pictured beneath) will star as Fuka Ichijo, a university scholar with 200 IQ who tries to unravel the curse of Sadako. Filming has completed for the brand new film.

Hisashi Kimura is directing the movie. Yūya Takahashi (Lupin the IIIrd: Fujiko Mine’s Lie, Kamen Rider Ex-Aid) is writing the script.

Suzuki’s Ring novel sequence impressed the horror franchise of the identical identify. The Japanese movie sequence consists of two timelines. The first movie, Ring, debuted in 1998, and the Spiral sequel adopted later that yr. Ring 2 premiered in 1999, and Ring Ø: Birthday debuted in 2000. The franchise additionally consists of two Sadako 3D movies, in addition to a brand new Sadako movie, which opened in Japan in May 2019.

Distributor Arrow Video launched The Ringu Collection Blu-ray Disc in North America in October 2019. The movie assortment consists of Ring, Rasen (Spiral), Ring 2, and Ring Ø: Birthday. Arrow Video describes the story:

A gaggle of teenage buddies are discovered lifeless, their our bodies grotesquely contorted, their faces twisted in terror. Reiko (Nanako Matsushima, When Marnie Was There), a journalist and the aunt of one of many victims, units out to analyze the surprising phenomenon, and within the course of uncovers a creepy city legend a few supposedly cursed videotape, the contents of which causes anybody who views it to die inside every week – until they will persuade another person to observe it, and, in so doing, go on the curse…

The first important movie obtained a Hollywood remake in 2002, and had two sequels. A brand new Hollywood movie titled Rings opened in February 2017.

Additionally, the Japanese franchise consists of the 2016 Sadako vs. Kayako crossover movie with the Ju-on horror franchise.

Dark Horse has launched a number of the franchise‘s manga diversifications in English.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web