13 Nepo-Babies Making Great Horror Movies and News of the Week

13 Nepo-Babies Making Great Horror Movies and News of the Week

JOIN THE GRUE-CREW FOR movie news of the week and the 13 “Nepo-babies” in Horror Movies . All this, and more, coming up next…

This is HNR, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE HORROR NEWS podcast. Back with your host Doc Rotten then are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net: Dave Dreher, the lead news writer at Gruesome Magazine; and, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6dead6irl.


  • Sean S. Cunningham developing Friday the 13th reboot, House reboot, and the original script The Night Driver. Source: Bloody Disgusting
  • Rob Savage’s Stephen King adaptation, The Boogeyman, moves from streaming to theatrical release. Source: Hollywood Reporter
  • To no one’s surprise, Blumhouse announces M3GAN sequel for 2025. Source: Hollywood Reporter


INFINITY POOL is heading to theaters this weekend, January 27, 2023, from director Brandon Cronenberg, son of fan-favorite director David Cronenberg. Let’s take a squint at 13 other second – or plane third – generation actors, writers, and directors in horror films in 2022 and into 2023.

  • Alexander Skarsgård (Stellan Skarsgård) – The Northman and Infinity Pool
    • Bill Skarsgård (Stellan Skarsgård) – Barbarian, It, The Crow (Eric Draven)
  • Allison Williams (news vise Brian Williams) – M3GAN
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh) – Halloween Ends and Haunted Mansion
  • Nicolas Cage (August Coppola -Father; Francis Ford Coppola -Uncle) RENFIELD
  • Sosie Bacon (Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick) SMILE
  • Odessa A’zion from the new Hellsraiser 2022 is the daughter of actress Pamela Adlon and German director Felix O. Adlon
    • Gideon Adlon (Pamela Adlon and Felix O. Adlon) SICK
  • Maya Hawke (Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke) – Stranger Things
  • Fiona Dourif (Brad Dourif) – Chucky
  • Wyatt Russell (Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn) – Godzilla and the Titans (TV) and Night Swim
  • Jack Quaid (Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid) – SCREAM 2022, The Boys
  • Lewis Pullman (Bill Pullman) – Salem’s Lot (2023), The Strangers: Prey at Night
  • Mason Gooding (Cuba Gooding Jr.) Scream 2022, Fall, Scream VI
  • Asia Argento (Dario Argento) DARK GLASSES


  • Michael Gandolfini (James Gandolfini) Beau is Afraid
  • Billie Lourde (Carrie Fisher) American Horror Story
  • Emma Roberts (Eric Roberts) Abandoned
  • Dan Levy (Eugene Levy) Haunted Mansion
  • Grace Gummer (Meryl Streep) Let the Right One In (TV), AHS

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