David Hackl is attached to direct. Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, who wrote Saw IV, are developing the screenplay. Nothing is known about the plot line at this point. Another rumor which was reported a few months ago, is that the studio will shoot both Saw V and Saw VI simultaneously, although this has not been substantiated.
Tobin Bell will return as Jigsaw.
Saw V is scheduled to begin shooting after the first of the new year.