Horror New Roll Call – 04/17/2023 – THE CONJURING TV Series, Mia Goth in the MCU, Radio Silence Does Universal Monsters

JOIN US FOR movie news about a new Universal Monster Movie, a Conjuring TV series, and a Scream Queen confronts Marvel’s Blade . All this, and more, coming up next…

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James Wan’s Atomic Monster Summons THE CONJURING Series for MAX

A drama series based on the popular horror movie franchise “The Conjuring” is currently in development, according to an article by Deadline. The series is being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who have both worked on the previous films in the franchise. Max Brallier is set to write the series, which will reportedly focus on new cases from the files of real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. No further details about the series or its release date have been announced at this time.

Recently Anointed Scream Queen Mia Goth Is Heading to the MCU with a role in BLADE

According to an article by Deadline, actress Mia Goth is in talks to join the cast of Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Blade” movie. The film will star Mahershala Ali in the title role, Yann Demange is set to direct. The plot of the movie has not been revealed, but it is expected to follow the character of Blade, a half-vampire, half-human vampire hunter. The film will be written by Michael Starrbury and is set to be released in theaters in 2024.

Melissa Berrera Joins Radio Silence for Upcoming Untitled Universal Monster Movie

Actress Melissa Barrera has been cast in an upcoming untitled monster movie from Radio Silence, the directors of the upcoming “Scream” movie, according to an article by Deadline. The project is being kept under wraps, but it is said to be a unique take on the monster genre. The film will be produced by Universal Pictures and will be the first project from Radio Silence under their overall deal with the studio. Barrera is best known for her roles in the TV series “Vida” and the movie “In the Heights”. No further details about the movie or its release date have been announced at this time.

“The title for the new project was at one point Dracula’s Daughter, which centered on a group of kidnappers who abduct a group of young people, among them, Dracula’s daughter.” – The Hollywood Reporter

James McAvoy Returns to Blumhouse for SPEAK NO EVIL

James McAvoy has signed on to star in the upcoming horror-thriller film “Speak No Evil,” produced by Blumhouse Productions. The film follows a family on a camping trip who become the targets of a mysterious entity that preys on their worst fears and secrets. The film is set for release in the summer of 2024. Source: Deadline

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.