Saw X editors neighbours called cops as they thought someone was tortured

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    The editor of the latest Saw film, X, almost landed himself in hot water with police after his neighbour's overheard the audio and thought someone was being "tortured to death' inside.

    While the Saw franchise started with a clever premise, in which a self-proclaimed vigilante with an extremely twisted sense of morals, pushed the depths of human resilience, it soon spiralled off the deep end, giving the world a series of truly horrifying films. From the infamous 'Bone Marrow' trap, to people being dipped in acid and losing limbs, the writers have plunged progressively darker depths in order to give fans of the genre a kick.

    Therefore, the editor of the latest instalment, Saw X, has had to go through some appalling death scenes, with the shrieks and screams to match. However, without knowing the context, his overhearing neighbours panicked and called the police.

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    Rendered terrified and fearing the man next door was committing a brutal murder, they felt they had no other choice.

    In the comfort of his North Hollywood office, director Kevin Greutert's First Assistant Editor, Steve Forn, had been slaving away to try and add the finishing touches on the motion picture, when he got a surprise knock at the door.

    That day, he'd been working on a scene in which one of Jigsaw's victims was placed inside an 'Eye vacuum trap' where the character has to fight to survive or lose their eyesight.

    Of course, a sequence like this has a lot of eery noises, which alarmed his neighbours.

    Greutert told NME: "There was a knock at the door. We have the doorbell [camera] video of the police walking up, [Forn answering the door] and the police saying, 'The neighbours [have been] calling and saying someone’s being tortured to death in here'.

    "And he was like, 'Actually, I’m just working on a movie…You can come in and see it if you want?'"

    "The cops started laughing!

    "They said, 'We want to, but, you know, you’re all right.'"

    "It must have been a pretty realistic performance. It’s a pretty funny story…Plus, Steve is such a mild-mannered guy.

    "I can only imagine the look on his face when he realized what was happening!"

    In news that will delight Saw enthusiasts, John Kramer is officially back.

    Lionsgate explained: "The most disturbing instalment of the Saw franchise yet explores the untold chapter of Jigsaw’s most personal game.

    "Set between the events of Saw I and II, a sick and desperate John travels to Mexico for a risky and experimental medical procedure in hopes of a miracle cure for his cancer – only to discover the entire operation is a scam to defraud the most vulnerable."

    "Armed with a newfound purpose, the infamous serial killer returns to his work, turning the tables on the con artists in his signature visceral way through devious, deranged, and ingenious traps."

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