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Welcome to HORROR NEWS RADIO for February 27, 2023. JOIN US FOR movie news of the week and the 13 HORROR MOVIES IN MARCH 2023. All this, and more, coming up next…
I am your host Doc Rotten and this is HNR, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE HORROR NEWS podcast. Back with me again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net: Dave Dreher, the lead news writer at Gruesome Magazine.
HORROR MOVIE NEWS
Eli Roth adds cast to his THANKSGIVING horror feature include Patrick Dempsey. Source: Hollywood Reporter, Deadline, and Hollywood Reporter.
Blumhouse’s THE EXORCIST (2023) reboot adds cast including Jennifer Nettles. Source: Deadline, Variety, Deadline, Deadline.
Pennywise is heading to HBOMax in new series WELCOME TO DERRY. Source: Gruesome Magazine.
First trailer for THE POPE’S EXORCIST provides first look.
13 HORROR MOVIES IN MARCH 2023
03/02 Spoonful of Sugar (Shudder)
- Millicent is taking a semester off from her studies to concentrate on her thesis about children with severe allergies, which makes her the perfect person to take care of little Johnny, a sickly, mute child who suffers from every allergy under the sun, from nickel to artificial fabric. His overbearing mother, Rebecca, is an accomplished author who is focused on her latest book release, while his dissatisfied father, Jacob, spends sweaty, shirtless days toiling away on a carpentry project in the backyard.
- Director: Mercedes Bryce Morgan
- Writer: Leah Saint Marie
- Cast: Morgan Saylor, Kat Foster, Myko Olivier
03/02 The Park (XYZ Films)
- After a virus kills all of the Earth’s adults, rival children battle for control of an abandoned theme park.
- Writer/Director: Shal Ngo
- Cast; Carli McIntyre, Laura Coover, Billy Slaughter
03/03 Sound of Silence (XYZ Films)
- Emma must uncover the dark secret behind a cursed radio to survive and protect her family.
- Writter/Director: Alessandro Antonaci, Daniel Lascar, Stefano Mandalà, T3
- Cast: Lucia Caporaso, Chiara Casolari, Daniele De Martino
03/03 Hunt Her, Kill Her (Welcome Villain)
- On an otherwise peaceful evening during her first night on the job, a lone night shift janitor finds herself in an unexpected fight for survival when she becomes the target of sinister masked intruders. As their disturbing motives become clearer, she must use her crafty instincts and barbaric violence to make it through the night alive.
- Directors: Greg Swinson, Ryan Thiessen
- Writer: Greg Swinson
- Cast: Natalie Terrazzino, JC Oakley III, Larry Bunton
03/03 Children of the Corn (2023)
- The film describes the events leading up to, and including, the massacre of the adults of a small town in Nebraska by their children, after the adults’ irresponsibility ruins the crop and the children’s future.
- Writer/Director: Kurt Wimmer
- Cast: Elena Kampouris, Kate Moyer, Callan Mulvey, Bruce Spence
03/07 Unseen (Paramount+)
- Sam, receives a call from Emily a nearly blind woman who is running from her murderous ex in the woods. She must survive the ordeal with Sam being her eyes using video call.
- Director: Yoko Okumura
- Writers: Salvadore Cardoni, Brian Rawlins
- Cast: Missi Pyle, Midori Francis, Jolene Purdy
03/10 Scream 6 (Theatrical)
- In the next installment, the survivors of the Ghostface killings leave Woodsboro behind and start a fresh chapter in New York City.
- Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
- Writers: James Vanderbilt, Guy Busick
- Based on Characters by: Kevin Williamson
- Cast: Melissa Barrera, Courtney Cox, Jenna Ortega, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, Hayden Panettiere, Samara Weaving, Durmot Mulroney
03/10 65 (Theatrical)
- An astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet only to discover he’s not alone.
- Writers/Directors: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
- Cast: Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman
03/10 The Lake (Theatrical limited)
- One child brought back a strange egg, until realized that it was a monster egg. It emerged from the lake. and kill everyone in the whole town
- Directors: Lee Thongkham, Aqing Xu
- Writer: Lee Thongkham
- Cast: Chakrit Boonkeaw, Naiyana Bumee, Wanmai Chatborirak
- Married couple Maya and Jamie escape their urban nightmare to the tranquility of rural Ireland only to discover malevolent and murderous goblins lurking in the gnarled, ancient wood at the foot of their new garden.
- Director: Jon Wright
- Writers: Mark Stay, Jon Wright
- Cast: Hannah John-Kamen, Douglas Booth, Colm Meaney
03/27 Leave (Shudder)
- A young woman tries to find her origins after having been abandoned as an infant at a cemetery wrapped in a cloth with satanic symbols, but as she gets closer to answers a malevolent spirit is telling her to leave.
- Director: Alex Herron
- Writer: Thomas Moldestad
- Cast: Alicia von Rittberg, Herman Tommeraas, Stig R. Amdam
03/31 Enys Men (Neon)
- Set in 1973 on an uninhabited island off the Cornish coast, a wildlife volunteer’s daily observations of a rare flower turn into a metaphysical journey that forces her as well as the viewer to question what is real and what is nightmare.
- Writer/Director: Mark Jenkin
- Cast: Mary Woodvine, Edward Rowe, Flo Crowe
03/31 The Unheard (Shudder)
- Director: Jeffrey A. Brown
- Writers: Michael Rasmussen, Shawn Rasmussen
- Cast: Lachlan Watson, Michele Hicks, Nick Sandow
- Awesome show everyone. Thanks for compiling all these upcoming movies. There is a lot to look forward to. I love twist movies, so I’m hoping M.Night Shyamalan can bring the magic.
- BTW…No worries Crystal; both Possession and Possessor were awesome. Thanks for the recommendation.
- I really appreciate all the hard work you all do for the show.