Back in the early 00’s plenty of us horror fans got caught up in the wave of Japanese horror adaptions which swept through Hollywood. Following the success of The Ring, there were plenty of other properties which made their way in to Western culture.
One of those was The Grudge and in 2020 Sony Pictures is returning to that world with a twisted new take on the legend. Check out the first trailer for the film in the player below.
But beware, there’s plenty of scary, graphic images!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgkY40JP5jU
Directed by Nicolas Pesce, The Grudge stars Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin with Lin Shaye and Jacki Weaver. With a screenplay by Nicolas Pesce and a story by Nicolas Pesce and Jeff Buhler, The Grudge is based on the film “Ju-On: The Grudge” written & directed by Takashi Shimizu.
The Grudge is produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Taka Ichise and is executive produced by Nathan Kahane, Erin Westerman, Brady Fujikawa, Andrew Pfeffer, Roy Lee, Doug Davison, John Powers Middleton and Schuyler Weiss.