Fear Film Forecast for October

scary.jpgCourtesy of Fangoria.com, here is a list of scary movies being released in theaters near you and on DVD for the creepy month of October. Each one lists the director, actors, synopsis and web site.

October 4
SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER (Screen Media; video debut)
Director: Jeff Lieberman
Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Brickel, Amanda Plummer, Stephen Graham, Joshua Annex
A young boy helps a costumed devil on his murderous Halloween rounds√¢‚Ǩ‚Äùunaware at first that “Satan√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s” killings are real.
Website: www.satanslittlehelper.com

October 7
RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD: RAVE TO THE GRAVE (Freestyle Releasing; limited)
Director: Ellory Elkayem
Stars: Peter Coyote, Aimee-Lynn Chadwick, Cory Hardrict, John Keefe, Jenny Mollen
A college rave goes awry when the partiers partake of a new “drug”√¢‚Ǩ‚Äùactually a zombifying chemical.
Website: www.returnofthelivingdead4and5.com

October 14
THE FOG (Sony)
Director: Rupert Wainwright
Stars: Selma Blair, Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Rade Serbedzija, Sonja Bennett
Remake of the John Carpenter film about a small town visited by a group of murderous 100-year-old ghosts.
Website: www.escapethefog.com

October 18
HOUSE OF VOICES (Universal; video debut)
Director: Pascal Laugier
Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Lou Doillon, Catriona MacColl, Dorina Lazar
Formerly SAINT ANGE: A young housecleaner goes to work at a deserted orphanage and finds it still inhabited by one girl—and several ghosts.
Website: none yet

October 21
DOOM (Universal)
Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Stars: The Rock, Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Ben Daniels
A group of Marines battle monsters spawned by genetic experiments at a Martian scientific facility.
Website: www.doommovie.com

STAY (20th Century Fox)
Director: Marc Forster
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling, Elizabeth Reaser, Bob Hoskins
A psychiatrist struggles to treat a suicidal young man who may have paranormal abilities.
Website: www.staythemovie.com

October 25
BOO (Ventura; video debut)
Director: Anthony C. Ferrante
Stars: Trish Coren, M. Steven Felty, Jilon Ghai, Josh Holt, Dee Wallace Stone
A group of young people encounter evil spirits of the past in a haunted hospital.
Website: none yet

October 28
SAW II (Lions Gate)
Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Stars: Shawnee Smith, Tobin Bell, Donnie Wahlberg, Dina Meyer, Glenn Plummer, Beverley Mitchell
Jigsaw returns for more mayhem.
Website: www.saw2.com

THREE…EXTREMES (Lions Gate)
Directors: Park Chan-wook, Takashi Miike, Fruit Chan
Stars: Lee Byung-hun, Hye-jeong Kang, Jung-ah Yum, Mitsuru Akaboshi, Bai Ling
A trio of horror stories about a director tormented by a vengeance-seeking stranger, a woman haunted by her dead twin sister and dumplings with a most unusual ingredient.
Website: none yet

October
ZOMBIE HONEYMOON (Hooligan Pictures; limited)
Director: Dave Gebroe
Stars: Tracy Coogan, Graham Sibley, Tonya Cornelisse, David M. Wallace, Neal Jones
A newlywed couple’s love is put to the test when the husband is infected by a zombie and begins to transform.
Website: www.zombiehoneymoon.com

“Witch” ones are you looking forward to -if any-?

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