We continue our list of upcoming horror films for 2012.
Directors: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau
Release Date: Mar 9, 2012
This is an American remake of the Spanish language film La casa muda (“The Silent House“), which came out in 2010/2011 internationally and at festivals. It stars Elizabeth Olsen, who is the younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley. (Yeah, we had no idea that the twins had a younger sister either). Like the original, this haunted house thriller is supposedly presented as one single film take.
Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Release Date: Mar 30, 2012
Clive Owen stars in this horror/thriller that involves monsters that are born in childhood and are passed on by family. Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, the guy behind 28 Weeks Later.
Widely anticipated cabin/backwoods horror written by Joss Whedon (Buffy, the upcoming Avengers movie) and Drew Goddard (Cloverfield). Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods and horrible things happen. But is it a secret experiment, or something worse? Was shot 3 years ago but just now getting a release. Reviewed here.
The House at the End of the Street
Director: Mark Tonderai
Release Date: April 20th, 2012
Concerns a teen girl (Jennifer Lawrence) who moves with her mom to a new town and learns that a double murder took place at the house next door. Complications ensue when the teen makes friends with the massacre’s sole surviving son (Max Thieriot). Elisabeth Shue co-stars. Recently rated PG-13.
Director: Tim Burton
Release Date: May 11, 2012 (tentative)
Tim Burton’s movie version of the cult TV series. A gothic-horror tale centering on the life of vampire Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) and his run-ins with various monsters, witches, werewolves and ghosts. Cool cast, including Eva Green, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Jackie Earle Haley, and Christopher Lee.