Blumhouse and Amazon have announced the next four films in their Welcome to the Blumhouse collaboration. The news went live yesterday during BlumFest 2020, an online series of panels arranged by Blumhouse.
The collaboration’s first four feature-length films–The Lie, Black Box, Evil Eye, and Nocturne–have already received positive reviews for their inventive storytelling as well as the caliber of talent involved both in front of and behind the camera.
“We’re thrilled to see how audiences around the world have responded to the films in the Welcome to the Blumhouse slate. We couldn’t be prouder of the work of these talented filmmakers, cast and crew on all the movies,” Jeremy Gold, President Blumhouse Television, said in a statement. “And we’re excited to introduce the next wave of films and the incredible filmmakers at their helm.
“Coming off the successful launch of the first four films of the program, which has surpassed our expectations, we are excited to reveal the next chapter coming in 2021,” Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios, added. “The spine-tingling, edge of your seat thrills continues in this next collection of titles that will surely entertain, surprise and shock our global customers.”
The next four films are:
The Manor–Written and Directed by Axelle Carolyn (Tales of Halloween)
Starring: Barbara Hershey, Bruce Davison, Nicholas Alexander, Jill Larsen, Fran Bennet, and Katie Amanda Keane
Synopsis: After suffering a stroke, Judith Albright moves into a historic nursing home, where she begins to suspect something supernatural is preying on the residents. In order to escape she’ll need to convince everyone around her that she doesn’t actually belong there after all.
Black as Night–Written by Sherman Payne (Scream: The TV Series) and Directed by Maritte Lee Go (Phobias)
Starring: Asjha Cooper, Fabrizio Guido, Craig Tate, Keith David, Mason Beauchamp, Abbie Gayle and Frankie Smith
Synopsis: A teenage girl with self-esteem issues finds confidence in the most unlikely way, by spending her summer battling vampires that prey on New Orleans’ disenfranchised with the help of her best friend, the boy she’s always pined for, and a peculiar rich girl
Madres–Written by Marcelle Ochoa (Worry Dolls) and Mario Miscione (Circle) and Directed by Ryan Zaragoza (Sterling) in his feature film debut
Starring: Tenoch Huerta, Ariana Guerra, Evelyn Gonzalez, Kerry Cahill, and Elpidia Carrillo
Synopsis: A Mexican-American couple expecting their first child relocate to a migrant farming community in 1970’s California. When the wife begins to experience strange symptoms and terrifying visions, she tries to determine if it’s related to a legendary curse or something more nefarious.
Bingo–Written by Shane McKenzie (El Gigante) and Gigi Saul Guerrero (Into the Dark: Culture Shock) and Directed by Gigi Saul Guerrero
Starring: Casting has not yet been announced
Synopsis: In the Barrio of Oak Springs live a strong and stubborn group of elderly friends who refuse to be gentrified. Their leader, Lupita, keeps them together as a community, a family. But little did they know, their beloved Bingo hall is about to be sold to a much more powerful force than money itself.
There is no word yet on exact release dates for the new films, but you can see the first four in the Welcome to the Blumhouse set on Amazon Prime, now!