Jigsaw

New this month Trivia: The film is edited by Kevin Greutert, who edited "Saw" 1-5, and directed the sixth and seventh films. Greutert is one of only a few holdover crewmembers from the original run of the series to return. He said he felt an obligation to be a part of "Jigsaw"- feeling that given his past with the series, he should help usher the franchise into the new direction that the producers and writers wanted to take, while also helping to maintain ties to what came before.

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New this month Trivia: Writers Josh Stolberg and Peter Goldfinger were big fans of the original seven films, and spent two years attempting to woo the producers into hiring them. Their passion and dedication is a big part of what got them the job.

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New this month Trivia: During production, rumors swirled that the film would be a "light reboot" that would only acknowledge the events of "Saw" I-III, while ignoring IV-VII. However, the film does contain several minor allusions to the later sequels, and co-writer Josh Stolberg later confirmed that the film does indeed follow all seven original films, even if it doesn't directly reference them.

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New this month Trivia: The film states that 10 years have passed since the death of John Kramer. Interestingly, the film was released almost exactly ten years to the day after "Saw IV"- a film which literally opens with the autopsy of John Kramer, confirming his apparent death at the end of "Saw III."

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New this month Trivia: Tobin Bell is the only actor to appear in all eight "Saw" films.

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New this month Trivia: For many months, the film was reportedly titled "Saw: Legacy." It wasn't until shortly before the first trailer was released that the film's official title, "Jigsaw", was revealed, with "Legacy" merely having been a working-title and code-name for the production.

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New this month Trivia: Minor Spoilers. When Eleanor reveals her "workshop" and shows Logan the "trap" reproductions she's created, among those that are visible are: the "Reverse Bear Trap" from the original "Saw", the "Angel" Trap from "Saw III", and the "Head Cube" from "Saw V." Other traps are also visible in the background.

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New this month Trivia: One of only two entries in the series where the words "game over" are not spoken in the final scene. The other film is "Saw V."

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New this month Trivia: "Jigsaw" represents several firsts in the series. This includes the first "Saw" film to have more than one director, the first "Saw" film released more than a year after the previous film and the first "Saw" film to be shot and released in the wider anamorphic 2.35:1 aspect ratio.

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