Horror and thriller fans, rejoice! The next few months are set to offer some fantastic movies to get your pulse racing, your heart pumping, and your skin crawling. Whether you love the spine-tingling suspense of a thriller or the jump-out-of-your-seat scares of a horror flick, there’s something for everyone coming to a cinema near you. Here are some upcoming movie release dates to mark in your calendar.
1. Candyman – August 27th
A remake of the 1992 classic horror film, Candyman follows a visual artist named Anthony McCoy (played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) who becomes obsessed with the legend of the Candyman. As he delves deeper into the story, he unknowingly summons the vengeful spirit and sets off a horrifying chain of events.
2. Malignant – September 10th
From the twisted mind of director James Wan (The Conjuring, Insidious), Malignant promises to be a truly unnerving experience. When Madison (Annabelle Wallis) begins having terrifying visions of murders, she soon realizes they may be connected to her own past. But as she investigates further, she discovers something much more sinister lurking beneath the surface.
3. Last Night in Soho – October 29th
While not strictly a horror movie, Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho is set to be an intense and suspenseful thriller. The film follows a young girl named Eloise (played by Thomasin McKenzie) who finds herself transported back to 1960s London, where she becomes entangled in a sinister mystery. With Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) also starring, this is one to watch.
4. Antlers – October 29th
Produced by horror maestro Guillermo del Toro, Antlers promises to be a chilling creature feature. A small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff, become entwined with a young student harboring a terrifying secret with frightening consequences.
5. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City – November 24th
For fans of the immensely popular horror game and movie franchise, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is set to be the ultimate cinematic experience. The movie follows a group of survivors in the now-infamous Raccoon City as they battle to survive against hordes of zombies and other nightmarish creatures. With a rebooted cast and a new director at the helm, this promises to be an adrenaline-fueled ride.
As you can see, there are plenty of reasons to be excited for the coming months if you’re a horror and thriller fan. With a mix of remakes, originals, and adaptations, there’s sure to be something to satisfy your craving for scares. So grab your popcorn, settle in, and get ready to scream.