By Clark Collis
August 13, 2020 at 03:36 PM EDT
Blumhouse / Amazon Studios

Amazon Prime Video announced today that a program of eight genre movies produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios will premiere on the streaming service. Welcome to the Blumhouse will launch in October, timed for the Halloween season.

The streaming service will launch the initial slate of four films as double features starting with The Lie, which stars Mireille Enos, Peter Sarsgaard, and Joey King, and is directed by Veena Sud (The Killing, 7 Seconds) and Black Box, which stars Mamoudou Athie and Phylicia Rashad and is directed by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr. (Born with It), both premiering on October 6. Launching the following week on October 13 is Evil Eye, from directors Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani (A Day’s Work, Jinn) and executive produced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Nocturne, written and directed by Zu Quirke, making her feature film debut. The second batch of films will launch in 2021.

“We are excited to launch Welcome to the Blumhouse with this exhilarating and provocative slate of original films for the first time ever on Prime Video," said Julie Rapaport, Co-Head of Movies for Amazon Studios, in a statement. “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.”

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