012 was a relatively slow year for the horror genre but it looks like 2013 will make up for it with lots of different horror, mystery, and thriller movies being released. Texas Chainsaw 3D (January 4)
Starring Alexandra Daddario, Tania Raymonde and Scott Eastwood this installment in the beloved Texas Chainsaw Massacre series takes place 40 years after the original movie. When a young woman (Daddario) takes a trip with her friends to check out a mysterious house she inherited she gets a lot more than she bargained for when she comes face-to-face with a chainsaw-wielding killer.
Mama (January 18)
Mama stars Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Megan Charpentier and is about a couple faced with raising their young nieces after discovering they had been left alone in the woods for five years. The couple begins to realize that the girls did not come to their home alone.
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (February 1)
This sequel to 2002’s A Haunting in Connecticut is about a family that movies into a Georgia home only to discover secrets and spirits already inhabiting the place. Starring Chad Michael Murray, Katee Sackhoff and Cicely Tyson, this film may or may not actually be related to the first movie.
Dark Skies (February 22)
Dark Skies is another story about a family that comes in contact with evil forces. Starring Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton and Dakota Goyo the post for Dark Skies looks terribly familiar. Here’s hoping the movie itself can bring something new to the table.
The Last Exorcism Part 2 (March 1)
010’s The Last Exorcism was a popular “found-footage” style film about a man who witnesses a real-like exorcism. Despite a debated ending, this sequel (starring Ashley Bell, Andrew Sensenig and Judd Lormand) will follow Nell as she tries to rebuild her life after the events of the first film but faces yet more evil adversaries