Play an IMAX-sized game with this illustrated Jigsaw poster
Lionsgate has released an illustrated IMAX poster for the upcoming Jigsaw, the first film in the series that will be screened in large format theaters. Created by artist Taz, you can check out the illustrated Jigsaw poster in the gallery below! The eighth film in the Saw horror franchise, featuring the return of Tobin Bell, will arrive just ahead of Halloween on October 27.
In related Jigsaw news, Lionsgate has confirmed that a Jigsaw-themed escape room will be present at New York Comic Con inside the main NYCC entrance tent. Fans will be able to see if the can escape the traps of the Jigsaw killer and experience virtual reality scares and real-world puzzles. The fans who survive will be given a free ticket to see the film in theaters.
The upcoming sequel, which fittingly comes seven years after Saw: The Final Chapter, will star Laura Vandervoort (Bitten, Smallville) Hannah Anderson (Shoot the Messenger, Lizzie Borden Took an Ax), Brittany Allen, Clé Bennett (The Line, The Expanse), Callum Keith Rennie (Battlestar Galactica), Matt Passmore (The Glades), Paul Braunstein (The Thing), and Tobin Bell.
The eighth Saw movie is directed by Michael and Peter Spierig (Daybreakers) from a script by Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg (Piranha 3D, Sorority Row) alongside original creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell. Mark Burg, Gregg Hoffman, and Oren Koules are producing, as they have on all the previous films in the franchise.
All seven previous Saw films have a combined worldwide box office gross upwards of $870 million on a combined budget of roughly $67 million.[Gallery not found]