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The ‘Saw’ veteran celebrates the last day of production for the franchise’s historic 10th chapter

December 31, 2022

Principal photography is officially complete X-sawthe upcoming tenth episode of the long Saw franchise. From 2004, James Wan Saw took audiences by storm, sparking a new era of bio-horror (body horror) that has continued to sweep the world in other sequels, spinoffs, video games, and more. From the success of Saw came from other gorefests like Hostel and The human centipedeall of which gained followers after completing their theatrical runs.

In the years that followed, the infamous Saw the franchise would expand beyond imagination, spawning nine feature-length sequels in Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV, V-saw, Saw VI, Saw 3D, Jigsaw, Spiral: from Saw’s bookand now, X-saw. Perhaps the most exciting detail about X-saw is the fact that Tobin Bell, who plays jigsaw killer John Kramer, will reprise his role at the ripe old age of 80. At the time, Saw was not only one of the highest-grossing films of the decade, but also one of the most influential ever made, especially for the body horror subgenre. In the future, Saw would maintain a legacy and be cited as an influence for like-minded modern horrors.

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