Here to all horror fans, our power need not rest until the spooky time in this continued revival of horror brilliance. Fake blood, Supernatural ghost stories, gore, and jump scares are welcomed all year round and there are lots of upcoming Hollywood horror movies that are planned to come our way within the next few years. Whether it’s the sequel of popular franchises with Candyman and Halloween Kills or original releases from M. Night Shyamalan and James Wan, there are a bunch of upcoming movies from the genre to get ready for.
We have a solid line up for the summer of 2021 that is expected to be available this year and in the coming years. So in this article, we will discuss all the horror movies coming out in 2021 and beyond.
Upcoming Hollywood Horror Movies For 2021 And Beyond
This year may not be healthy for the world, but for horror movie lovers this is your year. There are a bunch of upcoming horror movies that have been lined up for release in 2021 and beyond. So without any further delay let us check them out.
False Positive - June 25, 2021
There will be thousands of reasons to reach out to the theaters this summer, but the streaming platforms are also getting themselves engaged in the horror game that starts with Hulu’s False Positive. The movie stars Broad City’s Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux, and James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan as the lead in this A24 film. The movie that seems to be inspired by Rosemary’s Baby revolves around a couple who are having issues in getting pregnant. They (Glazer and Theroux) seek out a fertility doctor (Brosnan). When she becomes successfully pregnant, something sinister starts to peep in.
Fear Street Trilogy - July 2, July 9, July 16, 2021
This is a horror movie 2021 Netflix release. Netflix has announced that it is set to release a series of three movies on its streaming service that is based on R.L. Stine’s Fear Street book series. They are titled Fear Street 1666, Fear Street 1978, and Fear Street 1994 within three weeks. As the title implies, they will occur in different time periods but will follow the same storyline. The cast includes Sadie Sink, Gillian Jacobs, and Olivia Welsh. The trilogy features.
The Forever Purge - July 2, 2021
This is one of the most anticipated upcoming Hollywood horror movies for this summer that will rage on following the return of “A Quiet Place” and “The Conjuring” with another sequel returning in July with “The Forever Purge”, which is the fifth and expected conclusion to the series that initiated back in 2013. The movie will go by the events of “The Purge: Election Year” where the Purge was prohibited. It will revolve around a Mexican couple who tries to escape from a drug cartel and who becomes at the mercy of a group of people who plan to illegally continue with their own Purge. Cassidy Freeman, Josh Lucas, Leven Rambin, and Ana de la Reguera are the cast and Everardo Gout is the director of The Forever Purge.
Till Death - July 2, 2021
Megan Fox is all set to return to the horror movie coming out in 2021, following her cult film, “Jennifer’s Body”. The film is named Till Death, which revolves around a woman who becomes handcuffed to her dead husband thanks to a “sick revenge plot” and has to find ways to survive and escape the killers on their way who plan to kill her as well. The movie is directed by Scott Dale and written by Jason Carvey, both newcomers to a feature film as big as having Megan Fox star as their lead.
Escape Room: Tournament of Champions - July 16, 2022
A sequel of 2019’s Escape Room is on the way for all horror movie lovers this summer after previously being delayed to 2022. The original film earned an impressive $155 million worldwide against a budget of only $9 million. Escape Room gathered a young cast in a bloody and mysterious escape room they must desperately find their way out of. The sequel film will once again cast breakout actresses Taylor Russell and Logan Miller but is also adding Orphan’s Isabelle Fuhrman and Teen Wolf’s Holland Roden as they become stuck in another series of escape rooms.
Old - July 23, 2021
M. Night Shyamalan may have had a falling out with movie lovers thanks to After Earth and The Last Airbender, but since he has caught back the attention of his horror fans with the continuation of the Unbreakable films and the series at AppleTV+ named Servant. Next on the docket for Shyamalan is an original film called “Old”, which stars Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, and Gael García Bernal. The movie will revolve on a family who goes on a vacation in the tropics and begins to age so rapidly they may live and die in one day.
Don’t Breathe 2 - August 13, 2021
Fede Álvarez’s Don’t Breathe is getting to the next part that will witness the return of Stephen Lang’s Blind Man. In the upcoming Hollywood horror movie, Lang’s character will initially be hidden away in a separated cabin and taken in by a young orphan girl from a house fire. The main event will be when she gets kidnapped and the Blind Man should leave his house and provide her help. Evil Dead’s director Sam Raimi is a producer on the project and called it “the greatest idea for a sequel” according to him.
The Night House - August 20, 2021
One of the most critically acclaimed upcoming Hollywood horror movies of the summer may be “The Night House”, which has been directed by The Ritual and V/H/S director, David Bruckner. The movie casts Rebecca Hall as a widow who begins to uncover her late husband’s secrets that follow a series of hauntings at the lakeside home he built for her. The Night House was already shown at Sundance last year to excited nods and its trailer is absolutely thrilling.
Candyman - August 27, 2021
Once a highly-anticipated upcoming Hollywood horror movie of summer 2020 release, Nia DaCosta’s Candyman is now one of the most thrilling summer 2021 hopefuls. The movie is a spiritual sequel to the ‘90s casting Tony Todd as the Candyman. It will take fans to the same Cabrini-Green public housing project of Chicago, which has recently been gentrified. Visual artist Anthony (Abdul-Mateen) and his gallery director GF Brianna (Teyonah Parris) move there and get to know about the horrors of the slasher story firsthand. Candyman is co-written and produced by Jordan Peele and directed by the future director of Captain Marvel 2.
Malignant - September 10, 2021
James Wan has not only designed a horror empire with his Conjuring universe, but presently became among directors of DCEU movies, but even so, he has currently directed a wholly original horror idea in Malignant. We still don’t have many details about the movie that stars Jake Abel, Annabelle Wallis, and Mckenna Grace, but we did get a quick peek into the first look via Warner Bros’ promotional video about its aims to release all of its films in both theaters and HBO Max on the day of its release in 2021.
The rest horror movies 2021 release dates and names are mentioned below:
Halloween Kills – October 15, 2021
Last Night In Soho – October 22, 2021
Antlers – October 29, 2021
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City – November 24, 2021
There’s Someone Inside Your House – TBA, 2021
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – TBA, 2021
Jeepers Creepers: Reborn – TBA, 2021
Jeepers Creepers: Reborn – TBA, 2021
Morbius – January 28, 2022
The Black Phone – January 28, 2022
Wendell & Wild – TBA, 2022
2021 and the years later will be a clubhouse for horror film lovers. There are so many upcoming Hollywood horror movies to be excited about. The above is the list of such films with their release dates so that you can keep a track of them.