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Horror masters Blumhouse are releasing four new films this year

Famed horror filmmakers Blumhouse have announced plans to release four new pictures this year.

Blumhouse Productions, the company responsible for creating films such as Paranormal ActivityInsidiousSinisterThe Purge, Get Out and more, have joined forces with Amazon Studios for the upcoming new projects.

The new partnership, which will see the production house release eight new horror films to Amazon’s Prime Video Streaming Service, will release the first four in October this year.

Speaking about the new plans Julie Rapaport, the Co-Head of Movies for Amazon Studios, said in a statement: “This collection from diverse and emerging filmmakers was a thrill to put together with our wonderful partners at Blumhouse Television.”

Rapaport added: “These chilling stories have something for everyone – ready to fright and delight genre fans and newcomers alike – and we are excited to share them with our global Prime Video customers.”

Marci Wiseman and Jeremy Gold, who are joint presidents of Blumhouse Television, added: “We’re beyond excited that the visions of these talented filmmakers will finally be seen by genre fans around the world, especially during this time when people are seeking to escape and be entertained.

“And we love the innovative idea of programming like the classic drive-in or repertory theatre experience. Amazon have been incredible partners, linking arms and supporting the creative visions throughout the process of making these films.”

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