Universal Sets Release Dates for Four Blumhouse Horror Movies

Producer Jason Blum is behind the “Paranormal Activity,” “Sinister,” “Insidious” and “The Purge” franchises

Universal has assigned release dates to four untitled horror movies from Jason Blum‘s company Blumhouse.

Universal will release Blumhouse films on Feb. 24, 2017; April 28, 2017; Jan. 5, 2018; and Oct. 19, 2018.

Blumhouse will take on Paramount and Bad Robot’s sci-fi movie “God Particle” on Feb. 24, 2017 and Warner Bros.’ new “Jungle Book: Origins” movie from director Andy Serkis on Oct. 19, 2018.

The other two films slated for April 2017 and Jan 2018 don’t have any direct competition at the moment, though that will surely change.

Blumhouse has launched numerous fright franchises including “Paranormal Activity,” “Sinister,” “Insidious” and “The Purge.” Universal is set to release “The Purge: Election Year” this summer.

Blumhouse’s upcoming films include M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” starring James McAvoy, Akiva Goldsman’s “Stephanie” starring Frank Grillo, Karen Moncrieff’s “The Keeping Hours” starring Lee Pace, Dennis Iliadis’ “Delirium” starring Topher Grace, Greg McLean’s “The Darkness” starring Kevin Bacon, and Mike Flanagan’s “Ouija 2,” among several others.