[News] Go Behind-The-Scenes of Nicolas Pesce's THE GRUDGE
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The evil curse is have arrived at our doorsteps. Watch our protagonist become the next cursed victim, as she tries to protect her son from the horror of THE GRUDGE. 

In celebration of the home release, check out these behind-the-scenes clips featuring Sam Raimi, John Cho, Tara Westwood, William Sadler, Frankie Faison, Demián Bichir, and even Lin Shaye.

Directed by Nicolas Pesce (The Eyes of My Mother, Piercing), THE GRUDGE stars Andrea Riseborough (Mandy, “Black Mirror”), Demian Bichir (The Nun), John Cho (Searching), Betty Gilpin (The Hunt) with Lin Shaye (Insidious) and Jackie Weaver (Widows). With a screenplay by Nicolas Pesce and a story by Nicolas Pesce and Jeff Buhler, THE GRUDGE is based on the film Ju-On: The Grudge written and directed by Takashi Shimizu. THE GRUDGE is produced by the legendary Sam Raimi (Crawl, Evil Dead) as well as Rob Tapert and Taka Ichise.


  • “The Cast of the Cursed” featurette: Take an inside look at the evil that lurks behind the doors at 44 Reyburn Dr., as key creatives and cast members explore THE GRUDGE characters and discuss their experience working with writer/director Nicolas Pesce.
  • “Designing Death” featurette: From a slightly paler version of themselves to being completely mangled and rotted, to the incredible death scenes; like Faith Matheson’s (Lin Shaye) epic leap off of the staircase, explore the character make-up design process and the film’s visual look involved in creating the myriad of ghosts caught in the grips of THE GRUDGE!
  • “Easter Egg Haunt” featurette: Join writer/director Nicolas Pesce as he brings to light the plethora of hidden Easter Eggs throughout the film which are homages to the previous works in the Ju-On franchise.
  • Extended Scenes & Alternative Ending: Experience the scenes too disturbing for theaters, like Peter Spencer’s terrifying encounter in the attic of 44 Reyburn Dr., or the uncovering of the gruesome truth behind the Landers’ family deaths.

On the fence about acquiring the film? Check out our review of the film HERETHE GRUDGE is available now on Digital, Blu-ray, and DVD.

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