Julie Benz to Star in ‘Saw V’

The ‘Dexter’ and ‘Rambo’ actress goes horror.

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The latest horror franchise gets a new leading lady. According to Variety, Julie Benz will topline the upcoming Saw V. The actress is best known for her roles in Dexter, Rambo and will be seen this fall in Punisher: War Zone.

This latest installment will see the directorial debut of David Hackl, who is no stranger to the franchise, having served as the production designer on Saw II, Saw III and Saw IV.

Production began last week on March 17 and the film is slated for an October 24 release.

Saw V was released October 24th, 2008 and stars Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Julie Benz, Meagan Good, Mark Rolston, Carlo Rota. The film is directed by David Hackl.

Sources: Variety
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Comments (22)

  1. brandolfday

    Eh, its entertaining. I'll give the Saw franchise that much. Mrs. Benz will at least keep my eyes on the screen during non-torture moments. (She didn't do to shabby in Rambo)

    cora1984: you are a spamming f*g and should be sent to one of those underdeveloped african nations with really tall singles to work your whor*-craft. F*GG-OT.

    7 years agoby @brandolfdayFlag

  2. Rama's SCREEN

    I'm a big fan of SAW series.
    and Julie Benz is hot on that awesome TV series DEXTER.
    So I think she'd be a good addition to the fifth installment.
    Although I would hate to see her hot face and hot body gettin' tortured, which I assume that's what would happen in SAW V.

    7 years agoby @ramasscreen-comFlag

  3. Chad Vital

    Actually, I loved the first and second wasn't AS good but still good, the 3rd was probably the worst out of the 4, and I thought the last one, the 4th was amazing, it went right back to the 1st ones meanings. It's about time they went back to the Jigsaw's message/moral. These movies are pretty intriguing regardless, you are always wrong at the end lol. You can't guess the endings besides that they won't be happy ones lol.

    7 years agoby @chad-vitalFlag

  4. rpmelee

    i love the traps and stuff but hopefully they can keep the plot line and shockers at the end worth coming back to

    7 years agoby @rpmeleeFlag

  5. Demonic

    I enjoyed all the saw movie looking foward to 5 an 6

    7 years agoby @demonicFlag

  6. CelluloidDreams

    WOW... that is something to be proud of Making "Rambo 4" & now "Saw V"...just call Julie Benz...


    No interest in a "Saw V"..what next "Saw in Space"!?! LOL!

    7 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  7. T.Clark

    No i din't see it when it came out...*sshole.

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  8. Radimus-83

    lmao, Travis did you see the 1st saw when it came out or what?.....if so, you were like 10!!!haha

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  9. T.Clark

    I said more after seven. I meant after six.

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  10. T.Clark

    I've only seen the first one, and that was good, but if they keep going on with these, it'll get really stupid. But like marc says, there's 6 planned. It'll be even more idiotic if they do more after seven. Watch them make a "Saw: the Beginning" or something lame like that

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  11. T.Clark

    Don't really care.

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  12. artkid04

    I say they've been good so far, hope this one is real good

    7 years agoby @artkid04Flag

  13. Marcusx

    there is 6 total. this one better be good. they have f*cked up the last couple

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  14. cnote

    For God sakes man... Stop...No more Freakin Saw films, they were ruined 2 sequels ago :-(

    7 years agoby @cnoteFlag

  15. The Kwisatz Haderach

    meh another one good god

    7 years agoby @the-kwisatz-haderachFlag

  16. Space101

    This is getting a bit out of hand...The last one wasn't that great even though it made a lot of cash and some hardcore fans liked it. I hope this one can make up for the previous one...

    7 years agoby @space101Flag

  17. Tomp1210

    she's a good actress, i guess this is good news

    7 years agoby @tomp1210Flag

  18. ed_wood

    I like the Saw films. They're going until number seven, right?

    7 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  19. ChuChi

    hope thisone would be the last one.... but all saw filmsare good.

    7 years agoby @josedrosaFlag

  20. Ronaldinho

    I also can't wait. I feel that will be good horror film, but I'm sure that this film will critic with stupid text: "How many! Too much!" blabla

    7 years agoby @ronaldinhoFlag


    Cant wait for this.

    7 years agoby @cerealkillerFlag

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