The Official Saw website has been updated with the following news from John Raybin. According to Saw VI producer Mark Burg, actress Shawnee Smith will return to the franchise as the popular character Amanda.

Burg also revealed that there would be several new characters added to the mix. He claims that the film will be a lot more violent than Saw V, with traps that pit victims against each other in a race against time. He even went as far as to exclaim, "This could be the best script yet!"

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John Raybin will be reporting exclusively from the Saw VI set everyday. We will alert you to any updates. The movie begins shooting in Toronto, Canada on March 30th.