Screen Gems and Stage 6 Films have brought online a new video in which The Grudge cast and crew members, including Sam Raimi, Nicolas Pesce, Demián Bichir, John Cho and Lin Shaye, discuss the January 3, 2020 release. In case you missed it, you can still watch last month’s trailer by clicking here.
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 and 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.
Directed by Takashi Shimizu, The Grudge kicked off the American remakes of the Japanese supernatural horror film Ju-on in 2004. The film was a box office success and was followed by two sequels, The Grudge 2 in 2006 and The Grudge 3 in 2009. The first film earned $187.3 million worldwide, while the second one grossed $70.7 million. The third film was released straight to DVD.