2010 HORROR MOVIE PREVIEW: Universal Pictures

With the decade winding down, 2010 is now looming over our heads. With the decade ending on an extremely strong note (Paranormal Activity), will the horror genre gain even more momentum, or begin to dwindle with the rash of lackluster remakes and original ideas overtaking cinemas? While we wait to experience it first hand, at least we can have a peak in to the future with our 2010 Previews that continues today with Universal Pictures’ 2010 slate. Watch this spot for preview pieces for Warner Bros., Paramount, and more.

–UNIVERSAL PICTURES 2010 HORROR MOVIE PREVIEW–

WARNER BROS. / SCREEN GEMS / LIONSGATE & AFTER DARK /
PARAMOUNT / UNIVERSAL / DIMENSION / VARIOUS

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Dates Subject to Change

The Wolfman (February 12)


Like the 1941 original that starred Lon Chaney Jr., new pic will be set in Victorian England. Del Toro will play a man who returns from America to his ancestral homeland, gets bitten by a werewolf and begins a hairy moonlight existence.

Repo Men (Repossession Mambo) (April 2)


Morality tale is set in the near future, when artificial organs can be bought on credit, with the understanding that defaulting on payment will result in a fatal repossession.

My Soul to Take (25/8) (Date TBD)


From writer/director Wes Craven comes a thriller that warns us evil is working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And if you have any chance of beating it, you’ll have to fight for your life My Soul to Take (aka 25/8). In the sleepy town of Riverton, legend tells of a serial killer who swore he would return to murder the seven children born the night he died. Now, 16 years later, people are disappearing again. Has the psycopath been reincarnated as one of the seven, or did he survive the night he was left for dead?

Dream House (Date TBD)


The Sheridan-helmed psychological thriller is about a family that moves to a small town in Connecticut and learns that a mother and her two young children had been killed in their home. The killings were believed to be at the hands of the husband, who survived and may now be a threat to the new residents.

Devil (Date TBD)


The plot’s being kept under wraps, but sources said Chris Messina plays the lead role of Bowden, a sobered-up homicide detective.