Whilst discussing a potential 'Top Gun' and 'Transformers' sequel Paramount president Adam Goodman revealed to the Hollywood Reporter that videotape chiller franchise 'The Ring' may still live on. Even though the next installment in the original J-horror series 'Sadako 3D' is slowly dropping into Asian theatres across the continent over the coming weeks a sequel to the US-based franchise hasn't been high on the list of priorities of late. But as Goodman mentioned in his interview movies such as the 'Paranormal Activity' franchise and this years 'The Devil Inside' which have pulled in millions of dollars for the studio he strongly believes that "The Ring is something that really lends itself to this format right now". So without actually saying the words he must be referring to a 'found footage' sequel. The genre is awash with these type of movies right now but done well is still as effective as ever and we think 'The Ring's subject matter may be the perfect basis for its next evolutional step. Check out the full quote below.
"The thing we're most proud of is that the three Paranormal movies, Jackass 3D, The Devil Inside and Justin Bieber: Never Say Never were all made for $41 million or $42 million combined, and they have just crossed $1 billion at the global box office. The Ring is something that really lends itself to this format right now, so we're talking to [producer] Walter Parkes about doing something with that."
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