In what has to be the most serious role Chris Rock has ever had to his name, the actor and comedian is soon to star alongside the ever-so-eloquent Samuel L. Jackson in a spinoff flick inspired by the new chapter from the book of SAW.
SPIRAL follows two cops determined to nail a sadistic mastermind in Manhattan bent on unleashing a twisted form of justice.
The synopsis reads:
Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner (Max Minghella) take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past.
Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the centre of the killer’s morbid game.
Alongside Rock and Jackson, SPIRAL stars Max Minghella and Marisol Nichols, and is produced by the original SAW team of Mark Burg and Oren Koules. The film is directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and written by Josh Stolberg & Pete Goldfinger.
SPIRAL is set to hit screens in May.