The following table shows the theatrical, Video on Demand, and BluRay/DVD release dates for upcoming horror movies over the next 2 years.

MovieDirectorUS ReleaseFormatComments
Jack Goes HomeThomas Dekker10/14/2016VODHorror / Drama starring Nikki Reed and Britt Robertson
Stake Land 2Dan Berk, Robert Olsen10/15/2016TV (Syfy)The sequel to Jim Mickle's cult vampire movie will follow on from the events of the original with both Nick Damici and Connor Paolo returning.
Ouija: Origin of EvilMike Flanagan10/21/2016TheatricalDirected by Mike Flanagan of Oculus fame. The plot will involve the same Ouija board as the first film however there will be a new cast.
AntidoteCraig and Pete DiFolco10/21/2016VODRe-release of the 2014 film about a man and woman struggling to survive in a post-apocalyptic world.
Boo! A Madea HalloweenTyler Perry10/21/2016TheatricalTyler Perry's next film will be a horror/comedy as Madea spends Halloween night fending off an assortment of killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies.
Lights OutDavid F. Sandberg10/25/2016DVDDVD release of the well reviewed horror film about an entity that only appears when the lights are turned off.
The WindmillNick Jongerius10/25/2016VODDutch / Australian co-production. The Windmill is a slasher centering on an Australian girl on the run from authorities who ends up at an old abandoned windmill with a dark past.
Last Girl StandingBenjamin R. Moody11/1/2016DVD & VODFollows a girl who tries to rebuild her life after being the only survivor of a serial killer.
The MonsterBryan Bertino11/11/2016TheatricalThe director of The Strangers brings this horror/thriller about a mother and daughter who come across a terrifying monster when they break down on an isolated road.
Shut InFarren Blackburn11/11/2016TheatricalA widowed child psychologist must rescue a child during a severe winter storm. Features a star studded cast that includes Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things), Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay, and Oliver Platt.
EvolutionLucile Hadzihalilovic11/25/2016TheatricalFrench horror/drama about a boy searching for the truth about the isolated seaside town where he lives. Received positive reviews during its festival run.
Bye Bye ManStacy Title12/9/2016TheatricalThree college students accidentally unleash an evil entity known as "The Bye Bye Man".
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.
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.
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 Dark TowerNikolaj Arcel2/17/2017TheatricalMovie adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series. Matthew Mcconaughey and Idris Elba confirmed as leads.
A Cure for WellnessGore Verbinski2/17/2017TheatricalA man is sent to rescue his boss from a European wellness spa.
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.
LifeDaniel Espinosa3/24/2017TheatricalAn international crew discovers life on Mars. Stars Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rebecca Ferguson.
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.
Alien: CovenantRidley Scott8/4/2017TheatricalPrometheus sequel with Michael Fassbender & Noomi Rapace returning.
Sky SharksMarc Fehse9/1/2017VODOver the top horror/comedy in the vein of Sharknado.
It (Remake of Stephen King's "It")Andrés Muschietti9/18/2017TheatricalRemake of Stephen King's It. Will be split into two parts and will be directed by Mama director Andrés Muschietti.
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 ManUnknown3/30/2018TheatricalRemake 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.
Nightmare Cinema5 directorsTBD (2016)TheatricalHorror anthology consisting of 5 segments.
Before I WakeMike FlanaganTBD (2016)TheatricalA young orphan's dreams psychically manifest in this horror written and directed by Mike Flanagan of Oculus fame. Stars Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane. Initial reviews have been mixed.
RuptureSteven ShainbergTBD (2016)TheatricalSci-fi thriller about a young woman, played by Noomi Rapace, who is abducted by a mysterious organisation.
EloiseRobert LegatoTBD (2016)TheatricalFour friends break into an abandoned mental institution with disastrous results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The VaultDan BushTBD (2017)TheatricalTwo brothers rob a bank however the vault contained within is anything but ordinary. Stars James Franco.
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.
Creep 2Patrick BriceTBD (2017)VODPart 2 of the Creep trilogy. Mark Duplass will return.
HostileMathieu TuriTBD (2017)TheatricalA girl, Juliette, struggles to survive following a worldwide epidemic that has killed much of the population.
MohawkTed GeogheganTBD (2017)UnknownHistorical action / horror movie from the director of We Are Still Here.
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 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.
Flatliners Niels Arden OplevTBD (2017)TheatricalRemake of the classic 1990 film. To star Ellen Page and Nina Dobrev.
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.
The SandmanDario ArgentoTBD (2017)UnknownAdaptation of the 1816 short story by E.T.A Hoffman. Iggy Pop to star as The Sandman.
Alien 5Neill BlomkampTBD (2017)TheatricalSigourney Weaver to reprise her role as Ripley in the 5th installment of the franchise.
The Strangers 2Marcel LangeneggerTBD (2017)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.
Mom and DadBrian TaylorTBD (2017)TheatricalAdults mysteriously begin to turn on their children in this horror/thriller starring Nic Cage and Selma Blair.
Tragedy GirlsTyler MacIntyreTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror comedy starring Kevin Durand and Josh Hutcherson
Trick 'r Treat 2Michael DoughertyTBD (2017)TheatricalSequel to the cult classic horror anthology centered on Halloween.
Night of the Living Dead: ReloadedMichael A. IsaacsTBD (2017)TheatricalIndie remake of the classic horror film.
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.
We're WolvesJemaine Clement, Taika WaititiTBD (2017)TheatricalSequel to the wildly popular horror/comedy What We Do In The Shadows.
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.
SuspiriaLuca GuadagninoTBD (2017)TheatricalRemake of the cult classic 1977 film. Stars Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton.
Get OutJordan PeeleTBD (2017)TheatricalWritten and directed by Jordan Peele, Get Out will be a horror comedy exploring race based tensions.
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.
Patient ZeroStefan RuzowitzkyTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror / fantasy starring Natalie Dormer about a virus that has turned much of humanity into highly intelligent killers.
RawJulia DucournauTBD (2017)UnknownFrench cannibal movie that caused multiple people to pass out or vomit during festival screenings due to graphic content.
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.
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.
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.
LeatherfaceAlexandre Bustillo, Julien MauryTBD (2017)TheatricalThe eighth film of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise. Set when Leatherface was a teenager.
Welcome to WillitsTrevor RyanTBD (2017)TheatricalLocal residents in a small town struggle to fight off repeated attacks from mysterious invaders.
God ParticleJulius OnahTBD (2017)TheatricalRumored 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.
Little EvilEli CraigTBD (2017)VOD (Netflix)Horror comedy starring Adam Scott and Evangeline Lily.
Moose JawsKevin SmithTBD (2017)TheatricalThe final installment of Kevin Smith's True North trilogy.
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.
The BabysitterMcGTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror/comedy about a boy who discovers the babysitter he has a crush on is actually a serial killer.
My Friend DahmerMarc MeyersTBD (2017)TheatricalA look at the teenage years of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. Stars Anne Heche.
Bed RestBrad ParkerTBD (2017)UnknownHorror movie about a pregnant woman put on bed rest who begins to notice strange events occurring around the house.
Five Nights at Freddy'sGil KenanTBD (2018)TheatricalMovie adaptation of the popular horror survival video game.
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.
The Invisible ManUnknownTBD (2018)TheatricalJohnny Depp will star in this horror remake.
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.
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.
Jacob's LadderDavid M. RosenthalTBD (2018)TheatricalA modern day re-imagining of the 1990 cult classic.
Mama 2Dennis Widmyer, Kevin KolschTBD (2018)TheatricalJessica Chastain won't return in the sequel to the 2013 box office hit.
Lights Out 2David F. SandbergTBD (2018)TheatricalDavid F. Sandberg will return to direct the sequel to the 2016 horror hit.
Aleister ArcaneEli RothTBD (2018)TheatricalHorror comic adaptation starring Jim Carey.
Insidious: Chapter 4Leigh WhannellTBD (2018)TheatricalLittle is known about the project at this time although Leigh Whannell will likely return to direct.
Goosebumps 2Rob LettermanTBD (2018)TheatricalSequel to the commercially successful 2015 film. Rob Letterman likely to return as director.
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.
Re-Animator: EvolutionSerge LevinTBD (2018)TheatricalA modern rendition of Re-Animator that will be much darker and more grounded in science than the original
The StandJosh BooneTBD (2018)TheatricalPotential 8 part mini series to come before the film.
HauntedJuan Carlos FresnadilloTBD (2018)TheatricalProduced by Steven Spielberg, an adaptation of the classic book Turn of the Screw.
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.
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.
PumpkinheadUnknownTBD (2018)TheatricalReboot of the 80s horror classic about a vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead.
The NunUnknownTBD (2018)TheatricalThe Conjuring 2 spin-off which will focus on the demon nun character.