While this is the second trailer we’ve seen of the film, most of this one is recapping Samara’s tragic story, offering some insight into why she’s so evil and anxious to crawl out of your TV:
Frankly speaking, I think the first trailer that we got last Summer was better in terms of setting up the NEW story, and showing the havoc a demonic video can have in our newly interconnected/media-driven world. Today’s trailer feels like more of the same from the previous films, giving little new information or details on the upcoming story.
A new chapter in the beloved RING horror franchise. A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before…
Rings hits theaters (for real this time) on February 3, 2017.