Back to the 2000s, horror filmmakers in Hollywood began to follow the new trend, that is remade the film version of the cult horror Asia into other works more popular and suit with the world. Like The Grude of Japan, in Korea we have Mirrors, Thailand has Shutter, The Eye of Hong Kong. However, all is still can not compare with The Rings (2002) of Gore Verbinski, was remade of a horror legend in Japan.
The story of The Ring is quite simple with the content about the little girl named Samara had been killed by her parent. The sudden death caused her spirit refers to a VHS tape and thereby caused the death of anyone accidentally watch it.
Those haunted’ll get a call after watching the video noticed that they only have 7 days to live. And of course, after the end of such period, these people are all… died unless they find a way to break the curse. Film grossed $ 250 million, while the cost of production is just over 48 million dollars.
Recently, to promote the return of The Rings in 2017, the crew has released the first pictures of the poster with a focus on long-haired female ghost. In addition, the warning inscription “First you watch it, then you die.” also makes fans creepy.
In addition, the official release date of the film has also been announced on February 03, which is close to the Valentine’s holiday. Thus, this 2017 Valentine season, guys also had an appropriate titles to invite girls to the threater.