Horror News Roll Call (3/21/2023) Jordan Peele Ramping Up For A Busy 2024, Five Nights Casts Up, And More……

Jordan Peele Bringing Two New Projects To 2024

Oscar winner Jordan Peele will be a busy man – Universal has announced that 2024 will bring two new projects – one with him behind the camera and another being spearheaded by his production company MonkeyPaw Productions.

Deadline reports:

Jordan Peele won’t have one but two movies coming out in 2024: an untitled horror thriller on September 27 from his Monkeypaw Productions, and another coming out on Christmas Day that year. To be more specific, while the former is from his production company, the latter is being directed by the Oscar winner.

Updates as info warrants……


The Blumhouse production of FIVE NIGHT AT FREDDY’S has been in the news a lot of late – casting announcements have come pretty consistently -and tonight is no different.

Kat Conner Sterling has been cast in Blumhouse’s film adaptation of the popular video game Five Nights at Freddy’s. Cameras are rolling on the film in New Orleans. 

Source: Deadline

Sterling joins the already-announced casting of Josh Hutcherson, Matthew Lillard, and Mary Stuart Masterson. The project is being directed by Emma Tammi with Jim Henson’s Creature Shop handling the animatronic duties.

SLASH, Rue Morgue, And Ravens Banner Join Forces To Form New Production Company

I mean – his name is SLASH – how can he not be a partner in a genre production house? Although the GNR rockers has danced around making horror films in the past – things have gotten serious as he, horror entertainment staple Rue Morgue Magazine and Raven Banner have joined forces with Hanger 18 Media to bring us BeserkerGang.

According to Rue Morgue – SLASH had the following to say:

“I’ve always been a huge horror fan, especially going back to the days when horror movies actually scared the hell out of you,” the GNR guitar hero says. “I want to get into the heart of the producing business, so I can try and make movies that I’d like to see.” 

The newfound company will announce its slate of films at this years Cannes Film Market so – stay tuned, we’ll keep you updated.

Dave Dreher
Co-Founder / Lead News Reporter at Gruesome Magazine
Dave is co-founder and lead news reporter for Gruesome. Dave has built his resume working for Diabolique Magazine, The Horror Channel, Horrornews.net, House of Horrors and Creature Corner. He has worked with Tom Savini on his official site since 1997 and is also co-host of the popular podcast Horror News Radio.