The following table shows the theatrical, Video on Demand, and BluRay/DVD release dates for upcoming horror movies over the next 2 years (highly anticipated releases in bold).

MovieDirectorUS ReleaseFormatComments
SpectralNic Mathieu12/9/2016VOD (Netflix)Action/sci-fi about a special ops team dispatched to fight against supernatural beings.
MorganLuke Scott12/13/2016DVDA bio-engineered child turns rogue in this sci-fi horror starring Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Rose Leslie.
31Rob Zombie12/20/2016DVDRob Zombie's latest film is about a group of carnival workers that are kidnapped and forced to play a game where they must survive 12 hours against a group of vicious clowns.
The Autopsy of Jane DoeAndré Øvredal12/21/2016VODFather and son coroners try to determine the circumstances around the death of a "Jane Doe" who ends up on their autopsy table. Stars Emile Hirsch and Brian Cox. Received good reviews at festival release.
Blair WitchAdam Wingard1/3/2017DVDAdam Wingard of You're Next and The Guest directs this sequel to The Blair Witch Project
Amityville: The AwakeningFranck Khalfoun1/6/2017TheatricalAnother remake of The Amityville Horror.
Underworld: Blood WarsAnna Foerster1/6/2017TheatricalKate Beckinsale returns for the 5th film of the franchise.
The Bye Bye ManStacy Title1/13/2017TheatricalThree college students accidentally unleash an evil entity known as "The Bye Bye Man".
Train to BusanSang-ho Yeon1/17/2017DVDDVD release of the acclaimed zombie movie out of South Korea.
Split M. Night Shyamalan1/20/2017TheatricalM. Night Shyamalan’s next film will be a suspense/thriller with supernatural elements. Initial reviews have been very positive.
The MonsterBryan Bertino1/24/2017DVDDVD release of The Strangers director Bryan Bertino's new film about a mother and daughter who are confronted by a monster after breaking down on an isolated road.
Resident Evil: The Final ChapterPaul W.S. Anderson1/27/2017TheatricalSixth installment of the Resident Evil series.
Rings (The Ring 3)F. Javier Gutiérrez2/3/2017TheatricalSet 13 years after the events of The Ring. $33M budget is significantly lower than the first two films.
The StakelanderDan Berk, Robert Olsen2/7/2017DVDConnor Paolo and Nick Damici return in this sequel to Stake Land.
A Cure for WellnessGore Verbinski2/17/2017TheatricalA man is sent to rescue his boss from a European wellness spa.
XXMultiple Directors2/17/2017TheatricalAn all female horror anthology features short films from Karyn Kusama, Jennifer Chambers Lynch, St. Vincent, and others.
Patient ZeroStefan Ruzowitzky2/17/2017TheatricalHorror / fantasy starring Natalie Dormer about a virus that has turned much of humanity into highly intelligent killers.
Gerald's GameMike Flanagan2/24/2017VOD (Netflix)Based on a Stephen King novel, Gerald's Game is a psychological thriller about a woman who accidentally kills her husband while handcuffed to the bed.
God ParticleJulius Onah2/24/2017TheatricalRumored to be a Cloverfield prequel. Takes place on board a space ship where a shocking discovery leads to a team of astronauts fighting for their lives.
The Belko Experiment Greg McLean3/17/2017TheatricalAction Horror about a group of American expatriates living in Brazil who find themselves trapped in their workplace where they are forced to kill each other or be killed themselves.
Keep WatchingSean Carter3/24/2017VODA family are forced to play a life and death game by a group of intruders who break into their home.
LifeDaniel Espinosa3/24/2017TheatricalAn international crew discovers life on Mars. Stars Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rebecca Ferguson.
Alien: CovenantRidley Scott5/19/2017TheatricalPrometheus sequel with Michael Fassbender & Noomi Rapace returning.
Annabelle 2David F. Sandberg5/19/2017TheatricalLittle is known at this time however Gary Dauberman will write the screenplay and John R Leonetti is unlikely to return as director.
World War Z 2J.A. Bayona6/9/2017TheatricalBrad Pitt returns in the sequel to World War Z. Release date may yet change.
The MummyAlex Kurtzman6/9/2017TheatricalPart of Universals "Monster Universe". This reboot takes place in present day and will star Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe.
Halloween: The Night Evil DiedKohl V. Bladen and Jeffrey Moore6/23/2017VODFan film that will bring back Tony Moran whon played Mike Myers in the original 1978 film.
The Dark TowerNikolaj Arcel7/28/2017TheatricalMovie adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series. Matthew Mcconaughey and Idris Elba confirmed as leads.
Sky SharksMarc Fehse9/1/2017VODOver the top horror/comedy in the vein of Sharknado.
ItAndrés Muschietti9/18/2017TheatricalRemake of Stephen King's It. Will be split into two parts and will be directed by Mama director Andrés Muschietti.
Flatliners Niels Arden Oplev9/29/2017TheatricalRemake of the classic 1990 film. To star Ellen Page and Nina Dobrev.
Friday The 13thDavid Bruckner10/13/2017TheatricalThe 13th installment of the horror franchise.
Saw: LegacyMichael and Peter Spierig10/13/2017TheatricalPredestination directors Michael and Peter Spierig will helm the latest film in the Saw franchise.
Insidious: Chapter 4 Adam Robitel10/20/2017TheatricalLin Shaye will reprise her role as Elise Rainier while other cast members are unknown at this stage.
The PredatorShane Black2/9/2018TheatricalLittle known about the plot at this stage however it is more likely to be a sequel rather than a reboot. To be directed and co-written by Shane Black of Iron Man 3 and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang fame.
MegJon Turteltaub3/2/2018TheatricalKiller shark movie starring Jason Statham.
The Wolf ManUnknown4/13/2018TheatricalRemake of the original 1941 film. No director or stars confirmed as yet although The Rock is rumored to be in line for the title role.
AbruptioEvan Marlowe5/31/2018TheatricalA man must commit various crimes in order to stay alive after an explosive device is implanted in his neck.
Legend of Dark RiderTitus Paar8/9/2018TheatricalHorror fantasy about a man known as Dark Rider, a savage brute who walks the wasteland with no memory of his past.
The Return of the Killer Klowns from Outer Space in 3DStephen Chiodo9/28/2018TheatricalSequel to the cult classic Killer Clowns from Outer Space.
Godzilla 2Michael Dougherty3/22/2019TheatricalTo be directed by Michael Dougherty of Krampus and Trick 'r Treat fame.
Tragedy GirlsTyler MacIntyreTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror comedy starring Kevin Durand and Josh Hutcherson
Little EvilEli CraigTBD (2017)VOD (Netflix)Horror comedy starring Adam Scott and Evangeline Lily.
WinchesterMichael and Peter SpierigTBD (2017)TheatricalA woman comes to believe that she is being haunted by the souls of people killed by a Winchester repeating rifle. To star Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke.
Night of the Living Dead: ReloadedMichael A. IsaacsTBD (2017)TheatricalIndie remake of the classic horror film.
MohawkTed GeogheganTBD (2017)UnknownHistorical action / horror movie from the director of We Are Still Here.
Cage DiveGerald RascionatoTBD (2017)VODAustralian found-footage shark film.
Moose JawsKevin SmithTBD (2017)TheatricalThe final installment of Kevin Smith's True North trilogy.
Nightmare Cinema5 directorsTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror anthology consisting of 5 segments.
We Have Always Lived in the CastleStacie PassonTBD (2017)TheatricalFilm adaptation of the 1962 novel by Shirley Jackson. To star Alexandra Daddario, Sebastian Stan, Crispin Glover, and Taissa Farmiga.
Rock Paper DeadTom HollandTBD (2017)TheatricalTells the story of Peter “The Doll Maker” Harris who returns to his home town "cured" after a lengthy stay in a mental institution. Directed by Tom Holland of Fright Night and Child's Play.
Get OutJordan PeeleTBD (2017)TheatricalWritten and directed by Jordan Peele, Get Out will be a horror comedy exploring race based tensions.
OkjaJoon Ho BongTBD (2017)VOD (Netflix)Snowpiercer director Joon Ho Bong's next film will have a star studded cast including Tilda Swinton,
Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano.
EloiseRobert LegatoTBD (2017)TheatricalFour friends break into an abandoned mental institution with disastrous results.
The VaultDan BushTBD (2017)TheatricalTwo brothers rob a bank however the vault contained within is anything but ordinary. Stars James Franco.
RawJulia DucournauTBD (2017)UnknownFrench cannibal movie that caused multiple people to pass out or vomit during festival screenings due to graphic content.
Dead AwakePhillip GuzmanTBD (2017)VODA young woman and her friends is stalked by a demon that manifests through sleep paralysis. Stars Jocelin Donahue of The House of the Devil.
47 Meters DownJohannes RobertsTBD (2017)TheatricalOriginally titled In The Deep, Two sisters find themselves trapped in an observation cage with great white sharks circling the area. From the director of The Other Side of the Door.
Creep 2Patrick BriceTBD (2017)VODPart 2 of the Creep trilogy. Mark Duplass will return.
The Black RoomRolfe KanefskyTBD (2017)TheatricalA young couple move into a new house where they discover a dark secret behind a black room in the cellar.
We're WolvesJemaine Clement, Taika WaititiTBD (2017)TheatricalSequel to the wildly popular horror/comedy What We Do In The Shadows.
SavagelandPhil Guidry, Simon Herbert, David WhelanTBD (2017)VODA small town on the border of Arizona and Mexico is mysteriously wiped off the map with suspicions falling on the town's sole survivor.
Hellraiser: JudgementGary J. TunnicliffeTBD (2017)VOD & DVDThe 10th installment in the horror franchise.
HostileMathieu TuriTBD (2017)TheatricalA girl, Juliette, struggles to survive following a worldwide epidemic that has killed much of the population.
BloodrunnersDan LantzTBD (2017)TheatricalIce T stars in this action/horror about a corrupt cop who discovers a popular speakeasy has been taken over by vampires.
I Saw The DevilSimon Barrett, Adam WingardTBD (2017)TheatricalRemake of the classic South Korean film by the director of The Guest and You're Next.
SuspiriaLuca GuadagninoTBD (2017)TheatricalRemake of the cult classic 1977 film. Stars Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton.
The BabysitterMcGTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror/comedy about a boy who discovers the babysitter he has a crush on is actually a serial killer.
Trick 'r Treat 2Michael DoughertyTBD (2017)TheatricalSequel to the cult classic horror anthology centered on Halloween.
Jeepers Creepers 3Victor SalvaTBD (2017)TheatricalThe film takes place several years after the first film and follows "Trish" from the first film who is now a rich and powerful woman determined to defeat The Creeper once and for all.
The BlobSimon WestTBD (2017)TheatricalSamuel L. Jackson to star in the remake of this 1958 classic.
CynthiaDevon Downs, Kenny GageTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror comedy about the lengths a "perfect" couple will go to have a child.
The Shadow WithinTiago MesquitaTBD (2017)TheatricalLindsay Lohan's "comeback" film is a horror/crime about a private investigator who must hide the fact she is a werewolf while simultaneously solving the crime of her uncle's murder.
The SandmanDario ArgentoTBD (2017)UnknownAdaptation of the 1816 short story by E.T.A Hoffman. Iggy Pop to star as The Sandman.
Death HouseB. Harrison SmithTBD (2017)TheatricalTwo federal agents fight their way through a secret prison known as Death House. The movie will feature several iconic horror movie actors including Robert Englund, Danny Trejo, Michael Berryman and Kane Hodder.
Wish UponJohn LeonettiTBD (2017)TheatricalA 16 year old misfit discovers a magical box that fulfills her every wish but requires a deadly payment in return.
The Night WatchmenMitchell AltieriTBD (2017)UnknownA horror comedy involving killer clowns, zombies, and ghosts.
The Ninth PassengerIan PfaffTBD (2017)TheatricalA group of eight college students embark on a midnight sea voyage that turns to horror when they find themselves being stalked by a mysterious ninth passenger. Starring Jesse Metcalfe.
It Comes at NightTrey Edward ShultsTBD (2017)TheatricalA father will stop at nothing to protect his wife and son from a malevolent entity terrorizing their home. To star Joel Edgerton.
Mom and DadBrian TaylorTBD (2017)TheatricalAdults mysteriously begin to turn on their children in this horror/thriller starring Nic Cage and Selma Blair.
RuptureSteven ShainbergTBD (2017)TheatricalSci-fi thriller about a young woman, played by Noomi Rapace, who is abducted by a mysterious organisation.
Children of the Corn: RunawayJohn GulagerTBD (2017)TheatricalThe tenth installment of the franchise involves Ruth, a young pregnant woman on the run from a murderous child cult.
My Friend DahmerMarc MeyersTBD (2017)TheatricalA look at the teenage years of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. Stars Anne Heche.
Welcome to WillitsTrevor RyanTBD (2017)TheatricalLocal residents in a small town struggle to fight off repeated attacks from mysterious invaders.
LeatherfaceAlexandre Bustillo, Julien MauryTBD (2017)TheatricalThe eighth film of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise. Set when Leatherface was a teenager.
Lake BodomTaneli MustonenTBD (2017)VODFinnish slasher movie about four campers who travel to Lake Bodom, the site of an unsolved murder more than 50 years ago.
Bed RestBrad ParkerTBD (2017)UnknownHorror movie about a pregnant woman put on bed rest who begins to notice strange events occurring around the house.
I Know What You Did Last SummerUnknownTBD (2017)TheatricalRemake of the 1997 slasher flick. Unknown director but Oculus director Mike Flanagan will write and produce.
Lights Out 2David F. SandbergTBD (2018)TheatricalDavid F. Sandberg will return to direct the sequel to the 2016 horror hit.
Mama 2Dennis Widmyer, Kevin KolschTBD (2018)TheatricalJessica Chastain won't return in the sequel to the 2013 box office hit.
The Invisible ManUnknownTBD (2018)TheatricalJohnny Depp will star in this horror remake.
The House That Jack BuiltLars von TrierTBD (2018)TheatricalFollows a serial killer over a period of 12 years. To star Matt Dillon.
The NunUnknownTBD (2018)TheatricalThe Conjuring 2 spin-off which will focus on the demon nun character.
The StandJosh BooneTBD (2018)TheatricalPotential 8 part mini series to come before the film (project currently on hold).
Interview With the VampireJosh BooneTBD (2018)TheatricalJosh Boone of The Fault in our Stars to co-write and direct. Jared Leto rumored to play the role of Lestat.
Five Nights at Freddy'sGil KenanTBD (2018)TheatricalMovie adaptation of the popular horror survival video game.
Goosebumps 2Rob LettermanTBD (2018)TheatricalSequel to the commercially successful 2015 film. Rob Letterman likely to return as director.
BreedKaryn KusamaTBD (2018)TheatricalBased on the novel by Chase Novak, a wealthy couple travel to a fertility clinic in Eastern Europe in a last ditch attempt to have children.
Aleister ArcaneEli RothTBD (2018)TheatricalHorror comic adaptation starring Jim Carey.
PumpkinheadUnknownTBD (2018)TheatricalReboot of the 80s horror classic about a vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead.
Jacob's LadderDavid M. RosenthalTBD (2018)TheatricalA modern day re-imagining of the 1990 cult classic.
The Purge 4James DeMonacoTBD (2018)TheatricalThe 4th installment of the franchise will likely be a prequel focuses on how the new founding fathers came to power.
Insidious: Chapter 4Leigh WhannellTBD (2018)TheatricalLittle is known about the project at this time although Leigh Whannell will likely return to direct.
Beyond The Green InfernoNicolas LopezTBD (2018)VODSequel to Eli Roth's The Green Inferno
HauntedJuan Carlos FresnadilloTBD (2018)TheatricalProduced by Steven Spielberg, an adaptation of the classic book Turn of the Screw.
Re-Animator: EvolutionSerge LevinTBD (2018)TheatricalA modern rendition of Re-Animator that will be much darker and more grounded in science than the original
NosferatuRobert EggersTBD (2018)TheatricalThe Witch director Robert Eggers next film will be a remake of the classic silent horror movie Nosferatu.
The Third WaveDavid FreyneTBD (2018)TheatricalIrish psychological horror film where Europe has been over-run by a virus that turns humans into zombie-like monsters. Ellen Page will star alongside Sam Keeley.
The Strangers 2Marcel LangeneggerTBD (2018)TheatricalA new family are terrorized by the mysterious strangers of the first film. Initially slated for release in December 2016 but has been pushed back due to production delays.
Death NoteAdam WingardTBD (2018)TheatricalLive action adaptation of the Death Note manga about a student who discovers a supernatural notebook which allows him to kill anyone.
WitchulaMarcus Bradford, Pat KusnadiTBD (2018)TheatricalAction/horror about a witch-vampire hybrid that hunts down a group of college exchange students on a remote island.
Tremors 6Don Michael PaulTBD (2018)VODThe latest installment in the Tremors franchise will pick up where Tremors 5 left. Michael Gross and Jamie Kennedy will return.
Alien 5Neill BlomkampTBD (2018)TheatricalSigourney Weaver to reprise her role as Ripley in the 5th installment of the franchise (production currently on hold).
An American Werewolf in LondonMax LandisTBD (2018)UnknownRemake of the 1981 classic. To be written and directed by the son of John Landis who directed the original.
Van HelsingUnknownTBD (2019)TheatricalNo director or stars attached however it will likely be set in present times.