Eventually the Rings won't be prequel but sequel!
Very quickly after the announcement of the creation of the Rings – the third film in The franchise – Ring come new information, but … supplementary content this time.
While that is the first information about the prequel, Director of the new movie F. Javier Gutierrez announced via his personal Twitter account that the new film will be a sequel and I placed Annals 13 years after the events of The Ring.
Another new information has to do with the cast. To this was added the young Alex Roe (Sniper: Legacy) who, as far as is known, will play a character who has seen the cursed videotape.