2021 will be a great year for horror lovers, as both original films and sequels of classic franchises of this genre will be released. Some of these films were due to be released this year, but due to the pandemic they have delayed the date.
Here’s a list of 8 most anticipated major horror franchise films of 2021:
THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE
Melody is a 25-year-old woman who makes money in San Francisco and takes her younger sister to Texas on a business trip for fear of leaving her alone in the city. The sister is an amateur photographer who is in a wheelchair, they will end up being attacked by a 60-year-old leatherface.
This terrifying new chapter of Saw is the ninth installment of the gore horror saga created by James Wan and Leigh Whannell, this time it is the actor and comedian Chris Rock who authored the idea to reinvent the story around John Kramer, better known as Jigsaw.
The sequel is provisionally named Parkside Alpha, focusing on a young woman named Sara, who returns to her hometown after a horrible and mysterious crime occurs. Involved in a personal way, Sara will seek to find out who the murderer is.
Sixth edition of the popular Final Destination franchise, one of the most anticipated films for all horror geeks. According to its creators, the story would take place in the environment of the emergency services: doctors, firefighters and police.
At the moment, the synopsis of this reboot is not known, although it was anticipated that the script will be in charge of Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, who will be based on a story created by David Goyer, who will also serve as a producer. The company that will support the new Hellraiser will be Spyglass Media, which has already described the film as a loyal and evolved work.
Cabrini Green, the same neighborhood where the legend began, is now a gentrified Chicago neighborhood. Anthony McCoy and his girlfriend Brianna Cartwright, settle in a luxury apartment in this neighborhood, completely different from what it was and full of millennials, who do not know their terrifying past. A past full of dark stories, including that of Candyman, a ghost with a hook instead of a hand that appears if his name is pronounced five times in front of a mirror.
Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) will face her old archenemy Michael Myers again. This continuation of the reboot of Halloween Night (2018), based on the 1978 horror classic directed by John Carpenter, is the second installment of this saga produced by Blumhouse.
THE FOREVER PURGE
Purge is a lawless night, in which all kinds of crimes are allowed. And the government has decided that one night a year, for twelve hours, any criminal activity, including murder, will be legal. You can’t call the police, hospitals don’t admit patients, citizens must manage on their own because committing a crime is not punishable. This horror and science fiction movie is the fifth and final installment of the successful saga created by James DeMonaco.