Hideo Nakata Up For Third ‘Ring’- But No Naomi

We all knew a third Ring script was in the works if we paid close attention to the news when The Ring Two (review #1, #2) was being scripted. Remember they decided to split the second script into two movies, leaving the third film to be a prequel? Well if the movie happens Hideo may return, which in my opinion is devastating news. Read on for the numerous scoops…
Hideo Nakata, who directed the very awful The Ring Two (review #1, #2) is said to be interested in doing a third one. He also doesn’t rule out going backward. “In Japan, I directed a ‘Ring’ prequel called ‘Ring Zero.’ It’s about how the little girl was killed at age 8,” he divulges.

It also seems that according to Moviehole Naomi Watts will not be back for a third one, it seems if a third one does go down it will go off in a different direction for the second sequel. Which isn’t cool because I love seeing Naomi all wet at the bottom of a well.

The Ring Two stars Naomi Watts, David Dorfman, Simon Baker, Sissy Spacek, Elizabeth Perkins, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Meagen Fay in this craptastic sequel about Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) and her son Aidan (David Dorfman) who have relocated to the quaint mountain town of Asheville, where Rachel has found a new job at the local Asheville Gazette, working alongside reporter Max Rourke (Simon Baker).

The discovery of a local teenage homicide whilst scanning the electronic Asheville Police archives prompts Rachel to uncover the truth behind it. Before long, Rachel has linked the homicide to the mysterious video tape. Just when Rachel is within reach of uncovering the secret, she discovers that Aidan has been hospitalized – unconcious, perilously cold, and bruised. Rachel suspects this is the act of Samara Morgan, but Dr Emma Temple suspects otherwise. Having being blamed for child abuse and looking guilty as sin, Rachel returns to Seattle, to dig deeper into the past of the ghostly Samara. Will the secrets she uncovers solve problems, or will they end more lives?

Source: Chicago Sun, Moviehole