It’s going to be a big year for horror movie fans! From sequels to reboots, there are many popular horror franchises returning in 2020, along with some stand-alone films that too have lots of scares in store for you. In the last year, we were blessed with gems like Us, Zombieland: Double Tap, Ready or Not, It: Chapter 2, Escape Room, Crawl, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Annabelle Comes Home, Pet Sematary, The Curse of the Weeping Woman, and Brightburn, along with Midsommar that screened at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Will 2020’s horror movies live up to the hype? Check out all the upcoming horror movies this year and decide for yourself:
A Quiet Place: Part II
A sequel to A Quiet Place (2018), this horror film takes us back to the post-apocalyptic world infested by monsters with a highly sharp hearing sense. Evelyn Abbott returns with her kids Regan and Marcus, after the death of her husband in the prequel and the birth of their newborn baby. Read more.
The New Mutants
Based on a graphic novel, this sci-fi horror film focuses on five young mutants who find themselves trapped in a remote secret facility where they discover the full extent of their abilities. Now they must embark on a journey to escape their past sins and save themselves from their captors and themselves. Read more.
Director: Scott Cooper
Cast: Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas
In an isolated town in Oregon, a young boy named Lucas is harboring a supernatural creature in his home. Lucas begins to hunt small animals and prepare meals for this creature. What follows is an investigation that leads sheriff Paul and his sister Julia, who is Lucas’s teacher, on a path to try and piece together these strange occurrences.
A sequel to the 1992 film of the same name, Candyman revolves around a monstrous soul with a hook for a hand that is accidentally summoned by a student researching its myth. In this film, the murderous soul returns to the now-gentrified neighborhood of Chicago where its legend first began.
Wan makes a return to direction with this horror film based on his own graphic novel, Malignant Man. The film focuses on a cancer patient with a terminal diagnosis who discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious alien parasite that grants a second lease of life with other incredible powers.
The Conjuring 3
Paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren return for the third installment of the popular Conjuring series. The film is helmed by the director behind The Curse of the Weeping Woman, which released early in 2019. The Conjuring 3 is still in the making and the plot is currently unknown.
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