Samara returns in new ‘Rings’ trailer

RINGS Bonnie Morgan as Samara in RINGS by Paramount Pictures

We’re not saying that you’ll die in 7 days if you watch this trailer, but disclaimers are important in a litigious society. Paramount Pictures Australia have released the second international trailer for RINGS, a new chapter in the beloved Ring horror franchise. Starring Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan and Vincent D’Onofrio, it’s released in Australia on 23 February 2017.

A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it.  She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before…

While the series has been running for years in Japan, with 2013’s Tide based on the original novel by series author Koji Suzuki, it’s been 12 years since the US have released a new English-language addition to the saga. It’s released in the US on 3 February 2017. F. Javier Gutiérrez (Before the Fall) directs.