Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a series of three collections of short horror stories for children, written by Alvin Schwartz.
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 disturbing deaths in their small town.
Adapting a book into a movie is always a tricky process but they nailed it. "You don't read the book, the book reads you” one of the dialogues in the trailer
The plot is based in the city of small-town Mill Valley where for generations the shadow of the Bellows family has appear large. Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book. The stories become real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home.
It stars Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Austin Zajur, Natalie Ganzhorn. The film is directed by André Ovredal, Produced by Guillermo del Toro, Sean Daniel, Jason F. Brown, J. Miles Dale and Elizabeth Grave. The film is slated to release on August 9, 2019