[HNR] ABIGAIL, THE BLOB, GHOSTBUSTERS – Horror Movie News for January 16, 2024

Welcome back to HNR season three as Doc and Dave cover the weekly HORROR MOVIE NEWS on Gruesome Magazine. This week, we have news about Universal finally revealing the title of their next Monster Movie, Ghostbusters and Planet of the Apes getting new release dates, two new Shark movies, and more.

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Radio Silence and Universal Finally Reveal the Title of Their Upcoming Vampire Movie: ABIGAIL

Who are Radio Silence? They are directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, the team behind Ready or Not, Scream V, & Scream VI.

The cast includes Dan Stevens, Kathryn Newton, William Catlett, Kevin Durand, Angus Cloud, Giancarlo Esposito, Melissa Barrera, and Alisha Weir as Abigail.


Alisha Weir as Abigail in Abigail, directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett.

Release Date Musical Chairs for Kingdoms and Empires

GHOSTBUSTERS: FROZEN EMPIRE moves to March 22, 2024.


KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES moves to May 10, 2024.


Warner Brothers to Resurrect THE BLOB with David Bruckner Writing and Directing


Two New Shark Movies are on Their Way: NO WAY UP (RLJE) and BELOW PARIS (Netflix)



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.