Director Ochiai Masayuki Will Carry The Grudge in New Ju-On Pic

News Tony Sokol
3/4/2014 at 4:51PM

The Grudge continues. Ochiai Masayuki will direct the seventh installment of the Ju-On movies.

Ochiai Masayuki will carry The Grudge. The director of InfectionHypnosis and the 2008 remake of Shutter announced last week – yeah, sorry, missed it, but we’re telling you now – that he will write and direct the next Ju-On installment, Ju-on: Owari no Hajimari, or The Grudge: Beginning of the End. This will be the seventh installment in the Ju-On movies.

Ju-on began as a low-budget, made-for-TV film series, but it got so popular it spawned a movie franchise and an American remake, The Grudge, starring Buffy, the Vampire Slayer herself, Sarah Michelle Gellar.

The next Ju-On installment will be about an elementary school teacher named Yui, who checks on a boy who hasn’t been in school for a while. When she’s there she relives a horror from a decade earlier and finds a cardboard box a closet.

Japanese model and actress Sasaki Nozomi, who also had a short lived music career starting with a song loosely translated as “Forgive my bad singing!" has been announced to play the lead role. Shooting has begun.

The next Ju-on movie will come in Japan on June 28 under the name Ju-on: Owari no Hajimari or The Grudge: The Beginning of the End.


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