The Grudge
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If you weren’t the biggest fan of The Grudge 2020 reboot, then Netflix might have just the ticket to get you loving the horror franchise once more. 

Netflix has unveiled Ju-On: Origins will be hitting the small screen this July. The new series will be a Japanese original series based on the original Ju-On franchise

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What many see as the start of the Grudge films was actually somewhere in the middle. Ju-On: The Grudge was a Japanese film released in 2002 that went on to inspire the American remake The Grudge in 2004. 

However, the Ju-On franchise actually had three other straight to videos films before the 2002 movie. Now whether or not those are the source for the brand new television adaptation is unknown. All we know is that we’re excited. 

The latest incarnation of Ju-On franchise was this year’s The Grudge. Unfortunately, the film fell relatively flat with its audience garnering only a 20% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 4.2 on IMDb. 

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The official Netflix description has us incredibly stoked for Ju-On: Origins

The legendary Japanese horror franchise that has become a smash hit worldwide gets its first drama adaptation. In the Netflix Original Series Ju-On: Origins, the story based on a truth more terrifying than fiction returns. Can the people haunted by this house escape from its curse? And what kind of grim incident occurred in this cursed house in the past? 

The grim trailer features all sorts of unsettling images and back story of what could be lurking in the haunted house, and how it plagues the residents. Watch the trailer below, if you dare. 

The Grudge prequel Ju-On: Origins is set to hit Netflix on July 3, 2020. That’s perfect because we’ll need plenty of summertime frights leading up to the greatest time of year—Halloween

Are you excited for Ju-On: Origins? Sound off in the comments below!

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