SCARY STORES TO TELL IN THE DARK (2019) MOVIE NEWS & REVIEW
scary stories to tell in the dark (2019) movie
Genre | Horror Thriller
Classification | MA 15+
Running time | 110 minutes
Released | 8 August 2019
Zoe Margaret Colletti ... Stella Nicholls
Michael Garza ... Ramón Morales
Austin Zajur ... Chuck Steinberg
Gabriel Rush ... Auggie Hilderbrandt
Dean Norris ... Roy Nicholls
Gil Bellows ... Chief Turner
Dan Hageman ... (screenplay by) &
Kevin Hageman ... (screenplay by)
John August ... (screenplay)
Guillermo del Toro ... (screenplay)
Marcus Dunstan ... (screenplay)
Patrick Melton ... (screenplay)
Alvin Schwartz ... (book)
box office result
Worldwide $25 million
Australia $? million
North America $? million
Based on the SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK book series published in the 1980s, written by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell.
In January 2016, it was announced that Guillermo del Toro would develop the project for CBS Films with potential attachment to direct, while he would also produce the film along with Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, and Elizabeth Grave.
In February 2016, CBS Films hired screenwriting brothers duo Dan and Kevin Hageman to polish the draft written by August, and before him the script was written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton.
In December 2017, it was reported that André Øvredal would direct the film.