Upcoming Horror Movie Releases (2021, 2022 & Beyond)

Upcoming 2021 Horror Movie Releases

Antlers

Release Date: 2/19/2021
Director: Scott Cooper
Format: Theatrical
Guillermo del Toro produces this supernatural horror about a young boy harboring a terrifying secret. Starring Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons.

Morbius

Release Date: 3/19/2021
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Format: Theatrical
Based on the Spider-man villain Morbius, Jared Leto will play the titular character.

Last Night in Soho

Release Date: 4/23/2021
Director: Edgar Wright
Format: Theatrical
Wright moves away from horror comedy into psychological horror in this London set movie with Anya Taylor-Joy taking the lead role.

Wrong Turn: The Foundation

Release Date: 5/7/2021
Director: Mike P. Nelson
Format: VOD
The cult horror franchise gets a remake with Spanish born actress and model Charlotte Vega to star. Original writer Alan B.McElroy with pen the script.

Godzilla vs. Kong

Release Date: 5/21/2021
Director: Adam Wingard
Format: Theatrical
Adam Wingard (Blair Witch, The Guest, You’re Next) will direct while Alexander Skarsgård and Millie Bobby Brown will star. This makes the fourth installment of Legendary’s MonsterVerse.

Spiral

Release Date: 5/21/2021
Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Format: Theatrical
Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson to star in what is said to be a fresh re-imagining of the original Saw movie.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Release Date: 6/4/2021
Director: Michael Chaves
Format: Theatrical
Few details are known at this point although it is likely to be set in the 1980s and center on a man on trial for murder who claims to have been possessed by a demon. Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson will return.

The Crooked Man

Release Date: 6/4/2021
Director: Unknown
Format: Theatrical
Few details are known about this spinoff of The Conjuring 2. The project was put on hold in favor of another Conjuring spinoff: The Nun. This may well see a release in 2021 or beyond.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Release Date: 6/11/2021
Director: Jason Reitman
Format: Theatrical
A single mother and her kids move to a new town, only to find out about the grandfather’s secret past as a Ghostbuster. Stars Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, and Paul Rudd

The Forever Purge

Release Date: 7/9/2021
Director: Everardo Gout
Format: Theatrical
Very few details known at this stage but it is rumored to be the concluding installment of The Purge franchise.

Five Nights at Freddy’s

Release Date: 7/23/2021
Director: Chris Columbus
Format: Theatrical
Chris Columbus will likely direct this live action video game adaptation and Blumhouse will produce. The movie was delayed after FNAF creator Scott Cawthon reworked the original script. Unlikely to arrive before 2021.

Don’t Breathe 2

Release Date: 8/13/2021
Director: Fede Alvarez
Format: Theatrical
Stephen Lang will likely return as The Blind Man to terrorize another group of would be burglars.

Candyman

Release Date: 8/27/2021
Director: Nia DaCosta
Format: Theatrical
Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions will produce a remake of the 1992 film.

Halloween Kills

Release Date: 10/15/2021
Director: David Gordon Green
Format: Theatrical
After the success of the 2018 movie, David Gordon Green returns to direct with Judy Greer, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Andi Matichak reprising their roles.

Upcoming 2022 Horror Movie Releases

They Hear It

Release Date: TBD (likely 2022)
Director: Julian Terry
Format: Theatrical
It Follows director David Robert Mitchell will adapt a script from the horror short about a mysterious noise that has dark consequences for those who hear it.