It’s safe to say that if you’re a horror fan, you’re looking forward to the next couple of months. Each year, September and October both bring out some of the genre’s very best films and 2019 is no different as the start of the fall season will see Pennywise making his long-awaited return to the big screen, Creepshow is being revived on Shudder, and a handful of some promising indie films will all be seeing a release in September. Dig in!
IT Chapter 2 (Theaters)
Director: Andy Muschietti
Cast: Bill Skarsgård, Finn Wolfhard, Jessica Chastain
Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.
Satanic Panic (VOD)
Director: Chelsea Stardust
Cast: Rebecca Romijn, Jerry O’Connell, Jordan Ladd
A pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life – and her tips – when her last order of the night turns out to be high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice.
Director: Tom Botchii Skowronski
Cast: Chase Williamson, Jerry G. Angelo, Lauren Ashley Carter
A comic book obsessed serial killer teaches his son how to get away with a series of brutal murders until the boy befriends a mysterious man who threatens to expose everything.
Director: Larry Fessenden
Cast: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux
A disillusioned field surgeon suffering from PTSD makes a man out of body parts and brings him to life in a Brooklyn loft.
Director: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
Cast: Katie Stevens, Will Brittain, Lauryn Alisa McClain
On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an “extreme” haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.
3 From Hell (Theaters)
Director: Rob Zombie
Cast: Sheri Moon Zombie, Sid Haig, Bill Moseley
Crazed killers Baby Firefly, Captain Spaulding and Otis Driftwood return to unleash bloody mayhem.
Candy Corn (VOD)
Director: Josh Hasty
Cast: Courtney Gains, P.J. Soles, Tony Todd
It’s Halloween weekend and a group of bullies are planning their annual hazing on local outcast, Jacob Atkins. When they take things too far, he’s resurrected to seek revenge against those that wronged him.
Bloodline (Theaters & VOD?)
Director: Henry Jacobson
Cast: Seann William Scott, Mariela Garriga, Dale Dickey
Evan values family above all else, and anyone who gets between him, his wife, and newborn son learns that the hard way. But when it comes to violent tendencies, it seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Director: Dan Berk, Robert Olsen
Cast: Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe, Jeffrey Donovan
After a pair of amateur criminals break into a suburban home, they stumble upon a dark secret that two sadistic homeowners will do anything to keep from getting out.
Cast: Hannah Barefoot, Bruce Davison, Logan Allen
A young boy’s horror comic book comes to life in this anthology series of terrifying tales.