7 Things You Need to Know About the Rings Movie

Looking for the best Rings movie trivia? Here are 7 things (get it?) that you absolutely want to know about the upcoming horror movie.

Looking for some awesome Rings movie trivia? We have 7 things (get it?) that you definitely want to know about this upcoming horror movie. I’m looking forward to catching this one in theaters. The first Ring movie scared the pants off of me. When Samara came out of that TV, all twisted and creaking…aaaaack! The movie gave a whole new meaning to the words “seven days,” right? Check out some fun facts about the latest sequel, along with the trailer that give us a glance into just how creepy this one will be.

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Rings Movie Trivia

Rings is an upcoming supernatural psychological horror movie that is set to be released in movie theaters on February 3, 2017. It is the 3rd movie in the series, after the 2002 movie The Ring and the 2005 movie The Ring Two. Rings takes place 13 years after the events of the first two films. Here are seven interesting bits of Rings movie trivia.

  • Initially, Paramount Pictures announced the title of the movie would be called The Ring 3D. However, on November 29, 2014, director F. Javier Gutierrez announced that the title of the movie had been changed to Rings.
  • Filming for Rings took place in Atlanta, Georgia at East Mountain Studios. The filming began in March of 2015 and wrapped up in June of 2015.
  • The three movies in the series have all had different directors. The 2002 The Ring was directed by Gore Verbinski, who also directed the 2001 The Mexican and the 2011 Rango. The 2005 The Ring Two was directed by Hideo Nakata, who also directed the 2005 Dark Water and the 2010 Chatroom. The upcoming installment was directed by F. Javier Gutierrez, who also directed 2002 Norman’s Room and 2008 Before the Fall.
  • Arjen Tuiten, the movie’s special makeup effects designer, reported that it took a total of 6 hours to do Bonnie Morgan’s makeup for her role as Samara Morgan.


  • Rick Baker was the special makeup effects designer for the first two movies in the series. When Baker retired on May 28, 2015, he left his studio, Cinovation Studios, to Arjen Tuiten, his protégée.
  • Aimee Teegarden, who plays the role of Sky and Zach Roerig, who plays the role of Carter have both appeared in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights. Teegarden played the role of Julie Taylor from 2006 to 2011 and Roerig played the role of Cash from 2008 to 2009.
  • The release date for Rings was changed a number of times due to studio delays. In January of 2015, it was first set to be released on November 13, 2015 but was pulled from the movie release schedule in September of 2015. In October of 2015, the movie’s release date of April 1, 2016 was set. Then, on February 17, 2016, the date was changed yet again for an October 28, 2016 release. The final change came on September 22, 2016, where it was given its current release date of February 3, 2017.

So what do you think? Are you a fan of this horror franchise? Have you heard any fun or creepy Rings movie trivia that we missed? Share in the comments!

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9 thoughts on “7 Things You Need to Know About the Rings Movie

  1. My daughter wants to see this movie. Not sure I want to – need to find someone with the stomach to go with her!

  2. I watched the Ring and it was pretty creepy! I may see this in the future with my Bestie. We tend to watch scary movies together.

  3. I remember seeing the first one at my friend’s house when we were in high school. And the part where it looks like she’s gonna crawl out the TV screen had me SCREAMING!

  4. The first ever movie freaked me out and it was in Japanese! It haunted me for days… lol! I’m sure this one is going to be really scary as well! I can’t even watch the trailer alone.

  5. One of the most scariest movie I have ever seen. It was a thrilling experience though.

  6. That’s pretty interesting how all three have had different directors for the films. I remember when the first one came out, I couldn’t sleep after watching it. I was terrified.

  7. This freaks me out a little, I applaud the franchise for their ability to scare really good. I think this one’s going to be reminiscent of the first ever ring movie.

  8. The original Japanese version is still my favorite. Not a fan of horror movies, though. 😉

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