André Øvredal’s Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark hits theatres August 9, 2019 and CBS Films has just released the first teaser poster. Produced by Guillermo del Tor, the films adapts Alvin Schwartz’s short story collection of the same name, but I’m sure you already knew that. The film is bound to be a highlight of the year, and the teaser poster below is a sign that this film is in the write hands.
How many childhood sleepovers of yours were
ruined made perfect by Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark? For many horror fans, our introduction to the genre is usually fiction. Our own imaginations waging war against the images someone else’s words conjure is a fear that can be impossible to overcome. And nothing made those already spooky stories more terrifying than knowing your friends were also under their spell.
Inspired by one of the most terrifying children’s book series of all time, SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK follows a group of young teens who must solve the mystery surrounding sudden and macabre deaths in their small town.
Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark is directed by André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe) and written by (a whole ton of people! including) John August (Frankenweenie) Daniel & Kevin Hageman (The Lego Movie), Guillermo del Toro (Cronos) who also holds a producing credit. The film is currently scheduled for release August 9, 2019 and stars Zoe Colletti (Annie), Michael Garza (Wayward Pines), Gabriel Rush (Moonrise Kingdom), and Kathleen Pollard (The Strain). Rounding out the cast are Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Austin Zajur, and Natalie Ganzhorn.
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