Paramount Pictures have released the opening three minutes of Rings, the continuation of the horror story which opens in cinemas this Friday 3rd February.

Rings film trailer

A new chapter in the beloved Ring horror franchise. A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before.

F. Javier Gutierrez directs the new instalment of the horror franchise, which stars Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan and Vincent D’Onofrio.

Watch the opening three minutes below.