This Week in Horror: October 3

Welcome to October! are you scared yet Well, you are about to. The first week of the month is full of new titles of different horrors. The lighter side contains a special shape Solar Oppositesthe new teen comedy series Reginald the Vampireand season 2 of Ghost Brothers: Lights out. Damien Leone‘s horror 2is no laughing matter, however, and neither is the reboot of Hellraiser. Plus, Mr. Harrigan’s phonea special marvel presentation and season 2 of chucky.

Let’s get scary! Here’s a look at some horror titles coming your way this week.


A sinister Halloween Scary Opposites Solar Special

Release Date: October 3rd on Hulu

It’s Halloween season, which also means it’s Huluween. The Hulu Original Series Solar Oppositesthat was created by Ricky and Morty‘s Mike McMahan and Justin Rolland, follows the totally average adventures of an alien family living their best life in America – but some of them genuinely hate Earth. In A Sinister Halloween Scary Opposites Solar Special, the crew dig up a corpse and bring it back to life, though that might be the least of their problems.

Mr. Harrigan’s phone

Release date: October 5th on Netflix

Ryan Murphy, Jason flowerand StephenKing go to a bar. Not literally, but creatively as they bring us Mr. Harrigan’s phone, a horror film based on one of King’s short stories. Written and directed for the screen John Lee Hancockfollows this haunting film Craig (Jaeden Martell) a bullied teenager who befriends the intense and mysterious Mr. Harrigan (Donald Sutherland). Just before Mr. Harrigan dies, Craig gives him an iPhone so they can keep in touch. But when Craig begins receiving answers from beyond the grave on his phone, he begins to question the intentions of the man he once knew.

Chucky (season 2 premiere)

Release date: October 5th on USA/SYFY

The creepy, giggly, deadly doll is back and…religious? Don Mancini‘s characters live on in the series chuckya sort of sequel to the 2017 film Cult of Chucky. As Jake Wheeler (Zackary Arthur) buys a Chucky doll at a flea market, his entire town and life becomes the target of the possessed toy. Season 2 sends Jake, Devon (Bjorgvin Arnarson) and Lexy (Alyvia Alyn Lind) away to a facility with other “juvenile violent offenders”. The new location, known as Incarnate Lord, is a school run by corrupt religious leaders. And spoiler alert, Chucky is there too, and he’s ready to turn up the heat.

Reginald the Vampire

Release Date: October 5th on SYFY

Reginald is a typical teenager with a typical teenage job. Until he isn’t anymore. Spider-Man: Homecoming Breakout Star Jakob Batalon plays the title role in Reginald the Vampire, a comedy horror series about Reginald Baskin, a squishy store clerk fed up with his mediocre life. After being turned into a vampire, his life gets more exciting – for better or worse – as he discovers himself and his fangs.

death stream

Release Date: October 6th on Shudder

What’s scarier than a desperate internet personality? The official South by Southwest selection death stream gives the profession a creepy and satirical twist. The horror comedy follows Shawn Ruddy (Joseph Winter), a struggling internet personality willing to do whatever it takes to win back his fans and most importantly, his sponsors. He decides to live stream himself from Death Manor, the haunted house of the United States. His confidence goes a little to his head, and a special ghost takes notice. Winter directed and co-wrote the film Vanessa Winters.

horror 2

Release date: October 6th in theaters

Damien Leone’s disturbing clown is alive and ready to laugh silently into your nightmares. Written and directed by Leone, horror 2 continues the story of Art the Clown (David Howard Thornton), a wordless, murderous black-and-white clown who lurks the streets of Miles County. This Halloween he has his killer eyes on Sienna (Lauren LaVera) and her little brother Jonathan (Eliot Fullam).

Monster High: The Movie

Release date: October 6th on Paramount+ and Nickelodeon

You know those Monster High Mattel dolls? You get the film treatment. The Nickelodeon Project Monster High: The Movie follows Clawdeen Wolf (Miia Harris), half human, half wolf who’s looking forward to starting over and embracing her monster identity at Monster High. Her new friends Frankie Stein (Ceci Balagot) and Draculaura (Nayah Damasen) finally make her feel accepted, but she still keeps her human side a secret. That, plus a threat to the school, creates chaos in the halls.

Better half

Release Date: October 7th on Paramount+

What can go wrong on a backpacking tour through the forest? Written and directed by Dan Berke and Robert Olsenthe sci-fi horror hybrid Better half follows Ruth (Maika Monroe) and Harry (Jake Lace), a young couple hiking in the eerily empty Pacific Northwest. Well, it turns out it’s not as empty as you might think. Who or what does it include?

Hellraiser (2022)

Release date: October 7th on Hulu

Some people relax with a jigsaw puzzle, others die. David Brueckner directs Hellraiserthe Hulu reboot of the 1987 favorite horror film of the same name by Clive Barker. Based on Barker’s novella The heart of hell and written for the screen by Lukas Piotrowski and BenCollinsthat is new Hellraiser sticks to his roots and follows a woman (Odessa Azion) fixated on and haunted by an ancient puzzle box. Her life is in grave danger when she summons Pinhead (Jamie Clayton).

Marvel Studios Special Presentation: Werewolf By Night

Release date: October 7th on Disney+

Werewolf at night is about to make the Marvel Cinematic Universe a whole lot scarier. Gael García Bernal leads this black-and-white experience as Jack Russell, a member of the Legion of Monsters who becomes a lycanthrope (better known as a werewolf) at night and uses his powers for good. The character technically had its first appearance in the 1953s miracle stories#116, but it wasn’t until the comic code authority took a chill pill and welcomed monsters with open arms that the character was able to officially debut Miracles in the Spotlight #2 in 1972. Could this be the start of more wonderful terror on screens?

the inhabitant

Release date: October 7th in select theaters

Honestly, would you spend a night at Lizzie Borden’s? star of Hellraiser reboot Odessa A’zion continues its horror story the inhabitant where she plays Tara, a high school student enduring psychological and supernatural torment just as a series of ax murders are taking place nearby. Could these disturbing thoughts and events have something to do with her being related to Lizzie Borden? Probably.


Release date: October 7th in select theaters

Karma kills. Carlota Pereda‘s Spanish-French horror film piggywhich premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, tells the tragic and mysterious story of Sara (Laura Galan), an overweight high school student in Spain who is relentlessly bullied over the summer. During a walk, she watches as her bullies are injured, kidnapped and expelled. Is it your job to save her?

Ghost Brothers: Lights Out (Season 2 Premiere)

Release Date: October 7th on Discovery+

The brothers are back for more ghosts! Juwan Messe, Mark Harveyand Dalen Spratt are in search of horrors and crazy events in Season 2 of Across the Country Ghost Brothers: Lights out. Watch them investigate some supernatural legends and scout out haunted locations so you don’t have to! Who will be the bravest of them all? Turn off the lights and find out.

Bring it on: cheer or die

Release Date: October 8th on SYFY

So yeah, this franchise is a little out of control. The popular cheerleading movie Bring it on With Kirsten Dunst 2000 has had many sequels that are very loosely connected, if at all, to the original. But the one made for TV Bring it on: cheer or die is by far the most unexpected and bizarre yet. During Halloween weekend, the Diabolo cheer group becomes the target of a mysterious killer. MURDERER, MURDERER!

Let The Right One In (Series Premiere)

Release Date: October 9th on Showtime

Who can you trust? Based on the Swedish novel of the same name by the Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist and created for TV by Andreas Hinderaker, Let the right one in follows Mark Kane (Demian Bichir), a desperate father trying to save his vampire daughter Eleanor (Madison Taylor Baez) alive for the last decade. The two return to New York City to find a cure, though their journey seems far from over.

Added to library

October 3

Zombies: Addison’s Monster Mystery Season 1 (Disney+)

The Collingswood Story (Shudder)

Dark Night of the Scarecrow (Shudder)

necropath (excellent+)

Scream (excellent+)

scream 2 (excellent+)

scream 3 (excellent+)

The dust walker (excellent+)

The monster squad (excellent+)

Where the scary things are (excellent+)

4th of October

The other side of the bottom (Shudder)

I like bats (Shudder)

footprints on the moon (Shudder)

The rats are coming! The werewolves are here! (Shudder)

5th October

Are you afraid of the dark? Season 2 (Paramount+)

October 6th

folklore Seasons 1–2 (HBO Max) This Week in Horror: October 3

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