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Julie Benz To Star In Saw V
Yes, there's going to be a Saw V

26 March 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  |  Source: Variety

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Julie Benz (Angel, Rambo) has signed to star in Saw V. The fifth film in the franchise that won't quit is being directed by David Hackl. Hackl's claim to fame so far? He was the production designer on the second, third and fourth films.

Saw V went into production last week and is released on October 24. If you don't want there to be a Saw VI, then please spend that day using something shiny to distract people who look they might be heading to see it. Then it might not make money.

In other news that's neither here nor there, this weekend Step Up 2: The Streets became the most successful dance film in UK history, beating both that one with Julia Stiles and Bruce Forsyth In Plenty O' Ballroom.

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Bloody hell...
Are they still making these things? Its the next Hellraiser. The franchise that wont (pun not intended) die. More

Posted by jimoakley666 at 14:36 on 27 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Julie Benz to star in Saw V
A critics job is to give there opinion, so to ask them to be objective is to ask them to go outside the realm of there job description, so I hardly think that is the problem. If someone says something you don't agree with, then you can argue back, but then you aren't being objective, which makes you a hypocrite. Oh and by the way, a cocker spaniel could tell that the idea of a 5th instalment in a franchise that is continuing to exist only by finding new ways to quicken the response of people' More

Posted by Juno14 at 23:59 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Goth
L: amish_allen Where does it say anything about Goths? Has it been edited? t sure has. It previously said "at goths who might be heading to see it." Goths has been replaced by people. More

Posted by UTB at 23:15 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

Goth
Where does it say anything about Goths? Has it been edited? More

Posted by amish_allen at 22:03 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Julie Benz To Star In Saw V
L: UTB Nice too see some objectivity from Olly Richards. the constant tirade from board members and now empire staff against the Saw films is becoming very tiresome. Accept the fact that a lot of people (goth or otherwise) enjoy the Saw films. Change the record. ndeed. If Empire can rave incessantly about whatever mediocre comic-book film is coming up next, the least they could do is show some enthusiasm about a franchise which is pretty good compared to a lo More

Posted by tommyjarvis at 17:14 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Julie Benz To Star In Saw V
L: UTB Nice too see some objectivity from Olly Richards. the constant tirade from board members empire staff against the Saw films is becoming very tiresome.ccept the fact that a lot of people (goth or otherwise) enjoy the Saw films. Change the record. sp; Strange (and inconsistent) thing is that I'm sure Saw IV was just given a 3 star DVD review in the last magazine?   Personally I think my interest is starting to wane - part IV was the first one I didn't More

Posted by Super Hans at 17:14 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Saw V Is More Chav Than Goth
Dance movies doing well, movies being judged on the relative attractiveness of their stars, another Saw film and people defending Goths... Truly, these are the end of days... More

Posted by deedeetee at 16:52 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

To all you suckers out there
i enjoyed the saw trilogy, when it became a saga it went down hill. If idiots want to keep giving there money away for the same old rubbish let them, it keeps them out of the films i want to watch. More

Posted by Alex E at 16:51 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Julie Benz To Star In Saw V
Nice too see some objectivity from Olly Richards. the constant tirade from board members and now empire staff against the Saw films is becoming very tiresome. Accept the fact that a lot of people (goth or otherwise) enjoy the Saw films. Change the record. More

Posted by UTB at 16:45 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Saw V Is More Chav Than Goth
Saw 1 is brilliant. the rest are guilty pleasures of mine. Not that i could watch them all day long (because i couldnt stomach it) and i know they are contrived pieces of shiyte, but i still get some form of cheap thrills (straight jacket needed) from them. besides, if someone can say they enjoyed date and epic movie, then i see no problem watching another piece of turd at the cinema. she looks pretty fit too. More

Posted by kumar at 16:37 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

Saw V Is More Chav Than Goth
Fistly Empire...what do Goths have to do with Saw. Yes okay, "goths" may enjoy the darker side to cinema but I think it's more Tim Burton then whoever the hell directed the Saw franchise. In fact. When I was in the cinema waiting to be let into Stardust it was just all what ye call chavs and teenage boys going into Saw IV. In fact there was more "alternative people" in Stardust then Saw IV. So just to say it's more likely that people who enjoyed the Fast and Furious franchise More

Posted by Filmfreak666 at 16:27 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

Saw C
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Well why not she is Dexter's girlfriend after all
And he's a serial killer. It's a fantastic US show starring Six Feet Under's Michael C. Hall for those wondering. More

Posted by Taz69 at 16:14 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post

Step Up 2: The Streets...why the heck to people pay to see this on the big screen? Really, just spend those dollars/pounds on something that ain't straight-to-dvd material. More

Posted by Bluehawk at 16:09 on 26 March 2008 | Report This Post


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