Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Rock for “Saw” reboot


Samuel L. Jackson has reportedly joined the cast of the “Saw” reboot.

Jackson is set to play Chris Rock’s father in the latest version of the horror franchise,.

Rock meanwhile is also producing the film and helped devise the story.

In the “Saw” reboot, Rock plays a police detective who sets out to investigate some gruesome crimes.

Max Minghella plays his partner William Schenk, and Marisol Nichols plays his boss Captain Angie Garza.

Production has begun in Toronto, with the film scheduled for release on October 23rd 2020.

The “Saw” franchise revolves around the fictional character John Kramer, also called the Jigsaw Killer, who traps victims in situations that test their will to live.