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Horror movies and shows coming soon to Netflix

Netflix has a massive collection of horror movies and TV shows with plenty more on the way. Finding out about Netflix’s upcoming projects is often a chore, so we’re here to guide you through our most anticipated horror projects coming to Netflix soon.

We’ll break this preview up into upcoming movies and shows and walk you through our anticipated top 3, then go over a list of other titles in a list-like format with a brief overview of each project.

Horror Movies Coming Soon to Netflix

For more movies coming to Netflix in 2022 and beyond, check out our full preview here.

Mr. Harrigan’s phone

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A collaboration between Ryan Murphy and Blumhouse Productions will see the two companies (both of which have long, long histories in the horror business) bring Stephen King’s novel to life.

Filming took place in the second half of 2021 and wrapped just before Christmas. That should mean the new movie arrives just in time for Halloween 2022.

Among the actors reunited for Netflix horror are Donald Sutherland, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Joe Tippett and Jaeden Martell.

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A huge cast has been assembled for this gothic crime horror flick that hails from Cross Creek Pictures and Le Grisbi Productions.

Christian Bale is expected to lead the cast, but the film will also feature Harry Melling and Gillian Anderson starring.

Here’s what you can expect from the film:

“A seasoned West Point detective in the 1830s attempts to solve a series of murders, assisted by a young cadet who would become author Edgar Allan Poe.”

The unhealthy

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Coming to Netflix as part of Boom Studios! the output deal is The Unsound which is based on the graphic novel by Cullen Bunn.

David F. Samberg, who has worked on various horror films including Lights Out and Annabelle: Creation, will occupy the director’s chair. However, the premise of the film is what really excites us.

Here’s what the novel is about, which will hopefully be beautifully translated to the screen:

“Ashli’s first day as a nurse at Saint Cascia Psychiatric Hospital turns into a nightmare as a bloody riot sends her fleeing into the bowels of the hospital. Her descent takes her into a world hellish world populated by madmen and monsters, wrapped in a secret history of dark magic and heinous scientific experiments.

Now let’s take a look at some of the other great horror movies Netflix is ​​currently developing.

  • Bird Box Spanish Spin-off – After Netflix’s 2018 hit Sandra Bullock, the Spanish spin-off of Bird Box is the first in a long series that will expand the universe.
  • Curs>R (2020) – Sex Education’s Asa Butterfield will star in this horror thriller about a broke college student playing a 1980s survival game and rather than playing for money as she initially thought , she finally realizes that she is playing with her life.
  • Death Note 2 – A sequel has been ordered for several years to continue the anime adaptation that debuted in 2017. Development has been slow, so it’s unclear when this title will hit Netflix.
  • Every house is haunted – This horror film is produced by Sam Raimi and directed by Corin Hardy. It adapts the horror short story from The House on Ashley Avenue by Ian Rogers.
  • Untitled exorcism film by Lee Daniels – In early 2022, Netflix acquired the rights which cost Netflix up to 7 figures. The story surrounds Latoya Ammons and her family who all fell victim to demonic possession. Andra Day, Octavia Spencer and Glenn Close will star.
  • My wife and I bought a ranch… – Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Entertainment is producing this horror for Netflix. It comes from the writing duo Harrison and Matt Query and centers on a young couple moving to a remote ranch.

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  • Pinocchio (2022) – Although this is more of a fantasy film, the plot suggests it will be a much “darker” and “twisted” retelling of the classic 1883 novel. This is an animated project in stop-motion with Guillermo del Toro spearheading it as writer, director and executive producer.

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  • Selfies – Based on the short film of the same name, this feature film will expand upon the themes discussed in the short film focusing on the horrors of body image.
  • The hills have your eyes for you – Eli Craig will direct this romantic horror-comedy.
  • Uprising – Another horror project from 21 Laps Entertainment here based on Raymon Villareal’s novel which sees a worldwide viral outbreak turning everyone into vampires.
  • we have a ghost – Christopher Landon directs this family horror about a friendly and seemingly harmless ghost who becomes famous online.
  • White Noise (2022) – Directed by Noah Baumbach, this film is primarily a comedy but dives into elements of horror. Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig and Sam Nivola are expected to star.

Horror Shows Coming Soon to Netflix


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You’ll constantly see us feature 1899 among our most anticipated releases on Netflix and thankfully we can include it again here.

Led by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, creators of Netflix’s incredible series Dark, this new horror series is set to release in 2022.

Here’s what we know so far about the series so far:

“Multinational immigrants traveling from the old continent to the new encounter a nightmarish enigma aboard a second ship adrift in the open sea.”

At Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

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Guillermo del Toro is perhaps one of the biggest names in the horror genre and he is currently working on a new series for Netflix which is expected to be 8 episodes of pure horror.

Among the actors currently expected in the series are Rupert Grint, Ben Barnes, Andrew Lincoln and Essie Davis.

We have a huge preview in progress compiling all the episodes and cast members we know about so far regarding Cabinet of Curiosities so check that out.

The Midnight Club

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Mike Flanagan currently has a number of upcoming horror projects on Netflix, but we’re going to highlight the one that should come out first, which is The Midnight Club.

The series adapts the Christopher Pike YA novel of the same name (and others) and follows a group of terminally ill people residing in a hospice who get together every night to tell scary stories.

Now for the other horror series headed to Netflix:

  • Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas – An animated horror series set in the Zack Snyder Army of the Dead universe.
  • cuckoo song – A gripping British horror story about two warring sisters who must band together to overturn a supernatural pact gone horribly wrong and, with it, mend their grieving family. Based on the novel by Frances Hardinge.
  • Impasse: paranormal park – Although this is intended as a children’s animated series and not labeled as horror anywhere, it is based on Hamish Steele’s comedy-horror graphic novels.

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  • Exception – Anime series set in the near future from director Hirotaka Adachi.
  • First murder – A young adult vampire based on a short story by Victoria Schwab. Follows a teenage vampire Juliette who must make her first kill to take her place in a powerful family of vampires.
  • Locke and Key (Season 3) – Another season of the supernatural horror series
  • Red rose – A British produced horror series about a group of teenagers falling down a rabbit hole while downloading the infamous Red Rose app which brings horrors into their lives. Produced by the BBC and will stream exclusively on Netflix outside the UK.
  • resident Evil – A live-action adaptation of the video game franchise known for its horror. The series picks up three decades after the discovery of the T virus. Lance Reddick plays the lead role.
  • something kills children – Mike Flanagan is set to adapt James Tynion IV’s incredible comic book series. Follows a teenage survivor in a city full of monsters.
  • Stranger Things (Season 4) – Coming to Netflix in the summer of 2022, it’s been stated that Stranger Things will continue to amp up the horror aspects in its fourth season, so we’ll include that here.
  • The Fall of House Usher – Mike Flanagan is behind this adaptation of the classic novel.
  • The Molly Southbourne Murders – Honey Ross and Tade Thompson write this horror series about a young woman who can reproduce herself using blood.

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  • The Observer (limited series) – Ryan Murphy produces this horror-thriller series where a couple move into their dream home and start receiving harassing notes.
  • Wednesday – Based in The Addams Family franchise, this series from MGM Television will see Jenna Ortega star as Wednesday Addams.

What horror projects are you looking forward to watching on Netflix over the next few years? Let us know in the comments.