The horror movie schedule of 2020 suffered a lot due to the novel coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent quarantine that lasted many months. This ultimately pushed the release dates of some of your long-awaited horror movies to 2021.
It would be unfair to not mention the names of blockbuster Hollywood horror movies like The Grudge, Gretel & Hansel, The Invisible Man, The Turning, and many more that made it to the big screen this year before covid-19 ruined it all.
Most of you must be confused about the horror movies you need to look forward to in the upcoming year. But do not worry, we have got you covered. Here is a list of the most anticipated and awaited Hollywood horror movies that are all set to release in 2021:
Escape Room 2
Genre: Horror, Adventure, Action
Directed by: Adam Robitel
Cast: Taylor Russell, Isabelle Fuhrman, Logan Miller, Thomas Cocquerel
Writers: Fritz Böhm, Will Honley, Daniel Tuch, Bragi F. Schut, Maria Melnik, Christine Lavaf
Release Date: January 1, 2021
The movie is a sequel to Escape Room (2019) and has been moved from its original release date from 2020 to 2021 due to reasons unrelated to coronavirus. The plot of the movie has still not been disclosed, but the original movie’s cliff-hanger surely gives us a good reason to watch this movie for follow-up.
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
Cast: Matt Smith, Michael Keaton, Adria Arjona, Jared Leto, Tyrese Gibson
Writers: Matt Sazama, Art Marcum, Burk Sharpless, Matt Holloway
Release Date: March 19, 2021
Morbius narrates a story of the biochemist Michael Morbius, whose efforts to cure himself of a weird blood disease go in vain when he accidentally infects himself with a type of vampirism.
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Crime
Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman
Cast: Morgan David Jones, Dan Petronijevic, Ali Johnson
Writers: Josh Stolberg, Pete Goldfinger
Release Date: May 21, 2021
Spiral is a movie about a vicious and cruel mind who releases a twisted type of Justice in Spiral. A petrifying new section from the book of Saw, it is sure to keep you guessing till the end.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Directed by: David Gordon Green
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Anthony Michael Hall, Judy Greer
Writers: John Carpenter, Scott Teems, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green
Release Date: October 15, 2021
The legend of Laurie Strode and Michael Myers carries on in the next exciting chapter of the Halloween series.
A Quiet Place 2
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama
Directed by: John Krasinski
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds
Writers: John Krasinski, Scott Beck
Release Date: April 23, 2021
After facing various incidents at their home, the Abbott family starts facing the dreads of the outside world. After being forced to live in a strange place, they understand that the beasts who hunt by sound are not their only threats.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Directed by: Nia DaCosta
Cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Teyonah Parris
Writers: Nia DaCosta, Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld
Release Date: August 27, 2021
Candyman is a sequel to a 1992 horror film that comes back to the gentrified neighborhood of Chicago where the saga began.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Directed by: Michael Chaves
Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Julian Hilliard
Writers: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick
Release Date: June 04, 2021
A frightening story of murder, terror, and suspicious evil that appalled even skillful real-life paranormal inquirers, Lorraine Warren and Ed. The case initiates with a battle over a young boy’s soul. This takes the investigators to experience something beyond their imagination, to set new records in the U.S. history in which a murder defendant would assert devilish possession as his defense.
We hope that our list of top horror movies releasing in 2021 help you in deciding the ones that you must look forward to in the upcoming year. If you are worried about going to theatres in the presence of coronavirus, then do not worry, most movies are now making to streaming services. For your entertainment needs, it is now important that you invest in a good digital TV service provider like Spectrum cable that comes with a plethora of channels as well as On Demand titles.