Horror movie fans, an exciting year awaits you. If you are still reeling from last week’s release of The Bye Bye Man, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet! The year 2017 promises to be a terrifyingly fun year for you, especially if you enjoy horror movies. This year, get ready to be terrorized by monsters, both old and new. Other than a number of new releases, several old horror movies are being reprised in the form of sequels. In fact, there are 10 horror movie sequels expected to release this year. If this doesn’t sound as exciting, wait till you hear the names of these movies, and we guarantee that you will be shaking in your boots. Take a look:
It has been over a decade since Samara terrorized our screens and our dreams. Now she’s back! The third installment of The Ring, titled Rings, is set to release this year, with a new cast that includes Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, and Johnny Galecki. Watch the trailer of the film here:
The scary Aliens have returned. After the 2012 film Prometheus, the sixth instalment of the Alien series will be out this year. Michael Fassbender will return as Walter/David, who will be joined by Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup and Danny McBride.
The Mummy franchise, whose first movies released between 1932 and 1955, has been remade several times, the most popular being the Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz-starrer of the early ‘00s. This year, the franchise is back with a reboot starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella and Annabelle Wallis.
Resident Evil is finally over. But before it ends, the fans can have one last movie – the sixth installment of the franchise – titled Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter will be reprising their roles as Alicia/Alice Marcus and Claire Redfield, while Ruby Rose will join the cast.
Are you ready to meet the most frightening doll all over again? Annabelle is back to terrorize lives, and this time, her sights are set on children from an orphanage. Can you survive the bloodbath caused by the scariest doll ever? Catch the new trailer here:
Two years after being scared out of your wits by an Ouija board, the prequel to the film takes you back to the origin of the evil spirit that was summoned from the board. The movie released abroad last year and received mostly positive reviews. Catch it in Indian cinemas on the 3rd of March, 2017.
When a family moves into the infamous Amityville house, the comatose brother is mysteriously recovered and the sister is plagued by nightmares. There’s a lot more than the usual happening in the new Amityville movie, which stars Bella Thorne, Cameron Monaghan and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Friday the 13th
The legendary mass murderer, Jason Voorhees, is back in a new sequel. What makes this movie special is that it is the thirteenth film in the Friday the 13th franchise, and is set to release on Friday, 13th of October. If you are superstitious, you better watch your back!
The supernatural horror franchise returns with its fourth chapter. While the plot of the new film is unknown, the cast is set to include Kirk Acevedo, Bruce Davison, Spencer Locke and Caitlin Gerard, while Lin Shaye will be reprising her role of Elise Rainier.
It was stated that Saw: The Final Chapter will be the last series in the Saw franchise. And now, there’s yet another Saw movie on the way, titled Saw: Legacy. The movie will star Tobin Bell as John Kramer, Laura Vandervoort and Jon Cor. The release date is yet to be confirmed.
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