Bad news for those anxiously anticipating the release of the upcoming sequel to the remake of The Ring. The film will no longer be seeing a November 2015 release and has been pushed all the way back to an undetermined 2016 release. Variety is suggesting that the picture will likely see release sometime in the first quarter of 2016.
According to F. Javier Gutiérrez, the director of the upcoming installment, his new film will absolutely be a sequel and not a prequel to The Ring.
Akiva Goldsman, David Loucka and Jacob Aaron Estes co-penned the script, which is based on a novel by Koji Suzuki. F. Javier Gutiérrez will be assuming directorial duties on the project. Not a lot else is known about the upcoming sequel at this point in time. But stay tuned to the site in the coming months for updates on this project as they are announced.
The 2002 feature film, The Ring tells the story of a haunted VHS cassette that causes anyone that watches it to die seven days later. The tape is associated with the ghosts of a young girl named Samara who appears to have died an untimely and violent death.
Stay tuned to the site in the coming months for an updated release date for Rings when it’s announced.