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Paramount Pushes Back ‘Rings,’ ‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot to 2017

“The Ring” sequel moves from Oct. 28 to February, “13th” coming Halloween 2017

Paramount Pictures has pushed back two prominent horror titles on their slate — again.

“Rings,” another sequel to the Naomi Watts hit “The Ring,” moves from its scheduled opening on October 28 to February 3, 2017 — a third shift for the title.

“Friday the 13th,” a reboot of the classic 1980 slasher film that is said to be eyeing a younger antagonist, moves from January 13, 2017 to October 13, 2017.

“Rings” had previously been moved from a Nov. 13, 2015, release date.

It had originally been scheduled to open opposite the Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt drama “By the Sea,” Warner Bros.’ Chilean miner drama “The 33” and the family comedy “Love the Coopers.”

This is also far from the first time “Friday the 13th” has gotten bumped. It was first moved from Nov. 13, 2015, to May 13, 2016.

“Rings” again revolves around the mysterious, if now ever-more-dated videotape from “The Ring” that will kill you in seven days after you watch it — only now it has finally made its way onto the internet.

In the upcoming sequel, a woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding the tape after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save him and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: There is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before.

“Rings” is directed by F. Javier Gutierrez and stars Johnny Galecki, Matilda Lutz and Alex Roe. It was previously titled “The Ring 3D” and marks the franchise’s return to the big screen after 10 years.

The first movie, starring Naomi Watts, Amber Tamblyn and Martin Henderson, was released in 2002 and grossed $129 million domestically.