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Movie Review: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark
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Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark
Director: André Øvredal
Writer: Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman
Cast: Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rated PG-13 | Minutes: 108
Release Date: August 9, 2019

As a kid, I thoroughly enjoyed Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark from author Alvin Schwartz and illustrator Stephen Gammell. The way that the creepy writing married with the bone-chilling imagery carved out my love for horror at a very young age. These pictures weren’t easy to look at, either. But as disturbing as they are, they were fascinating pieces of work. The way that the blacks and grays worked in unison against a white background evoked a wide range of emotions from fear to intrigue. And the same can be said for the writing, which was simple and yet did not skimp on any of the gory details. All of it just pulled you into a world that is both frightening and yet you want to visit.

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New ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Trailer Features Lana Del Rey’s “Season Of The Witch” Cover
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

A new trailer has been released for the much-anticipated adaptation of Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell‘s hit Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books, which comes from director André Øvredal (Trollhunter, The Autopsy of Jane Doe) and producer Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water, Pan’s Labyrinth).

The trailer, which can be found below, will be of interest to anyone excited about the movie, but especially to fans of Lana Del Rey as it features the musician’s cover of the 1966 Donovan song “Season of the Witch.”

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New “Jangly Man” Trailer Released For ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

CBS Films has released a new trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the upcoming adaptation of author Alvin Schwartz and artist Stephen Gammell‘s classic horror books of the same name.

The trailer mainly focuses on one of the horrifying beings that the characters will encounter, which is known as the “Jangly Man.” Continue below for a synopsis and the new trailer, as well as a recently released featurette with director André Øvredal, producer Guillermo del Toro, and some of the cast talking about the movie, and some other goodies that have been released in recent weeks.

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Official Trailer For ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Movie Released
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Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Back in March we saw a teaser trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, an adaptation of the classic horror stories of the same name by writer Alvin Schwartz and artist Stephen Gammell. Now CBS Films has released an official trailer for the movie, which you can find below along with a synopsis.

The movie is directed by André Øvredal (Trollhunter, The Autopsy of Jane Doe) and produced by Guillermo del Toro, who’s best known for directing recent Academy Award winner The Shape of Water as well as Pan’s Labyrinth, The Devil’s Backbone, Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak, Blade II, and the first two Hellboy movies.

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Watch Now: First Trailer For ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Movie
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Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark Movie

A teaser trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, produced by Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water, Pan’s Labyrinth) and directed by André Øvredal (Trollhunter, The Autopsy of Jane Doe), has been released online.

The movie is based on the ’80s and ’90s book series of the same name written by Alvin Schwartz, with artist Stephen Gammell creating nightmare inducing illustrations to accompany his words.

Click on over to the other side for a synopsis for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and to check out the first trailer along with a pair of recently released posters.

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‘Saw,’ ‘Piranha 3DD’ Scribes Resurrecting Michael Myers In ‘Halloween Returns’
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Halloween

Remember back in February when it was announced that the never-ending Halloween franchise was preparing to spawn yet another installment of the kill crazy adventures of everyone’s favorite silent, slaughtering wraith Michael Myers? The word they were using this time was “recalibration,” because “reboot” had officially become so last decade.

It’s still happening, and whether or not that’s a good thing depends entirely on you. Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, the screenwriters of four Saw sequels, all three Feast flicks, the 2009 horror sleeper hit The Collector and its 2012 follow-up The Collection, and Piranha 3DD, are hard at work on the motion picture that is now being referred to publicly as Halloween Returns. Dunstan, who directed The Collector and The Collection, is also currently on board to direct.

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Next ‘Halloween’ Movie Being Worked On By ‘Saw’ Writers
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Halloween II

Another installment in the Halloween horror movie franchise is still in the works, and it has acquired the talents of a pair of writers.

Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, the duo who wrote the screenplays for Saw IV, Saw V, Saw VI, and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter, have been hired to work on the movie, which will be set in the world ruled by the silent mask-wearing killer Michael Myers.

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‘Big Fish’ Writer Hired For ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Movie
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell

Just about a year ago it was reported that Saw writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan were working on an adaptation of the horror books Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Now comes word that a new writer is being brought in for the project.

It’s being reported that CBS Films has hired screenwriter John August to come in and take over writing duties. August has previously worked on multiple Tim Burton scripts, including Big Fish, Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dark Shadows, and Frankenweenie.

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‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Movie On The Way From ‘Saw’ Writers
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell

Did you ever read Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark as a kid, leading to much regret as a mostly sleepless or nightmare-laced night followed? Yeah, me too. Me too.

The collection of short horror tales by Alvin Schwartz spanned three books, and the unsettling illustrations (so long as you get the older books with art by Stephen Gammell, NOT the disgraceful newer ones I just found out exist) alone were enough to send ice rushing through your veins. Now someone wants to bring these terrors to life.

It’s been announced that CBS Films has grabbed onto the project after a pitch by Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan.

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‘God Of War’ Writers Promise Some Very Big Things
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God of War

Not to be out done by the news that Columbia and Avi Arid will be releasing a film adaptation of Metal Gear Solid, comes the latest development from newly hired God of War writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. For those who don’t know, the game follows Kratos, a fallen Spartan general who seeks to carry out his revenge against the very gods who condemned him.

Melton and Dunstan’s writing credits, which include Feast and Saw IV – VII, might not bode well for the God of War film, but they did pen the rewrites for Pacific Rim.

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