Screen Gems and Stage 6 Films have revealed The Grudge poster, which previews the reboot of the franchise scheduled to hit theaters on January 3, 2020. The first trailer is coming on Monday, so stay tuned.
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.
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