Tremors (Universal Pictures)
Almost every notable horror franchise has been rebooted with new takes on their stories, ending their original continuities. But there are at least six franchises still adding new chapters to their original stories.
Nothing lasts forever, and all good things must come to an end. Most classic horror film franchises start getting more ridiculous as the sequels in their respective series go on and on, to the point where filmmakers run out of ideas on how to logically continue them.
But name recognition can be a powerful thing, which is why studios have gotten into the habit of taking these big names and just starting over from scratch. That’s why we see new versions of legendary classics like Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. The final films in those series left little room to continue, but there was still money to be made.
Still, there are a handful of prominent horror franchises which are still actively producing sequels to the first films in their respective series. So while most of the horror continuities we grew up with are six feet under, it’s very interesting to see others living on to this day. Let’s look at six prime examples…
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