For example, Hideo Nakata, director of Ring, directed the remake The Ring Two; and Takashi Shimizu, director of the original Ju-on, directed the remake The Grudge as well as its sequel, The Grudge 2.
Several other Asian countries have also remade Japanese horror films.
Accordingly, it was Dickson’s job to watch over the computer room and usher Wilson to safety once she completed her work.
The next morning, Wilson was discovered strangled to death in a nearby stairwell. Police suspected Dickson’s involvement but couldn’t find any hard evidence initially. Before Wilson died, Dickson had repeatedly bragged to a coworker that his martial arts training gave him the ability to expertly choke the life out of someone. In 1990, he burgled the home of Linda Howton and made off with two pairs of white sneakers as well as a photo of Howton wearing white sneakers.
Ghost stories have an even older history in Japanese literature, dating back to at least the Heian period (794–1185).
The Grudge 4 was announced in 2011, but no news has surfaced since.
Japanese horror, known outside Japan as "J-horror", is Japanese horror fiction in popular culture, noted for its unique thematic and conventional treatment of the horror genre in light of western treatments.
Japanese horror tends to focus on psychological horror and tension building (suspense), and supernatural horror, particularly involving ghosts (yūrei) and poltergeists, while many contain themes of folk religion such as: possession, exorcism, shamanism, precognition, and yōkai.
When the chemist lodged an official complaint, she started receiving terrifying calls from a man who was presumed to be Dickson. These pieces of evidence and the testimony of a prison inmate who said that Dickson had admitted killing Wilson for her shoes helped to score a murder conviction.
In 1997, a Philadelphia court sentenced 37-year-old Dickson to life in prison.