Is Cary Elwes Returning to the Saw Franchise?

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Although I have nothing against the series as a whole, I bailed on the popular “Saw” franchise after the surprisingly strong third installment. Call me crazy, but a person can only watch individuals being tortured, mutilated, and eviscerated so many times before he or she begins to question their own mental stability. However, I’m willing to take a gamble on the seventh film in the series, which finds Cary Elwes reprising his infamous role as footless doctor Lawrence Gordon. “Saw VII 3D”, which also stars Tobin Bell, Sean Patrick Flanery, Costas Mandylor, and Betsy Russell, is scheduled to hit theaters on October 22nd.

For those who actually care about the plot, here’s a synopsis:

As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw’s brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror…

The first theatrical feature to be shot exclusively on the cutting-edge SI-3D digital camera system, SAW VII 3D brings the horrifying games of Jigsaw to life like never before.

Is the casting of Elwes simply a ploy to drag fans back into the fold? After the sixth feature’s lackluster box office numbers, I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised.

Author: Todd Rigney

Todd was raised on a steady diet of Hollywood blockbusters, late-night Cinemax programming, and USA’s “Up All Night,” which may explain why his taste in movies is more than a little questionable. When he isn’t providing news and reviews for Beyond Hollywood, he can be found lounging lazily on his couch, perched in front of his television, or dwelling in places where direct sunlight can be easily avoided. He's happily married, in his 30's, and totally badass. If you'd like to reach Todd, you can follow him on Twitter or send him email/scoops to todd (at) beyondhollywood.com.
  • adam679

    ok! stop we do not need any more this next

  • ulik

    Yeah after they #3(I think) when they blew up that fine ass doctor's head, that was it for me. She was so pretty, that really irked me when they did that. So I stopped watching them.

  • ulik

    Yeah after they #3(I think) when they blew up that fine ass doctor's head, that was it for me. She was so pretty, that really irked me when they did that. So I stopped watching them.