Inspired by one of the most terrifying book series of all time, the upcoming Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark film has been given an August 9th, 2018 theatrical release date by CBS and Lionsgate.
"Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark follows a group of teens who must solve the mystery surrounding a wave of spectacularly horrific deaths in their small town."
The film is being directed by André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe) from a screenplay by Daniel Hageman, Kevin Hageman and Guillermo del Toro, and is based on the bestselling trilogy of books by Alvin Schwartz. The film's cast includes Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Austin Zajur and Natalie Ganzhorn.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is being produced by Guillermo del Toro as well as Sean Daniel and Jason Brown of Hivemind along with Academy Award-winner J. Miles Dale and Elizabeth Grave.
There's also a Scary Stories documentary on the way next year from Wild Eye Releasing, we'll keep you up to date on both projects when more details arise.