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Dr. Gordon From First 'Saw' Makes a Return in 'Saw VII'

April 26, 2010 (4:34 am) GMT
The character played by Cary Elves was last seen in the first movie, freeing himself from the chain by using rusty saw to cut his leg.

The man who helped making "" a popular franchise in the first place will return to the latest installment of the horror series. will reprise his role as Dr. Lawrence Gordon, the character which fans remember as the one who succumbed to Jigsaw's puzzle by sawing his own leg.

The casting has been made official by New Lionsgate which is releasing the list of cast for "Saw VII". Elwes previously was suing his own management firm, which produced "Saw", for breach of contract and unjust enrichment. His return was anticipated and speculated in the past sequels to "Saw" but never confirmed like this.

"Saw VII" will also see the return of , Costas Mandylor, and . The newcomers are Laurence Anthony, Gina Holden, Chad Donella, Naomi Snieckus, and .

The official synopsis which is released along with the casting says, "As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror..." Playing Dagen is Flanery.

Directed by Kevin Greutert and presented in 3-D for the first time, the movie will be in U.S. theaters on October 22.

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