CBS Films and Lionsgate have released the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Super Bowl spots! The companies also recently released the poster, which gives you a first look at the evil scarecrow named Harold and can be viewed below.
Inspired by one of the most terrifying book series of all time, 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 adaptation of the book series will open in theaters on August 9, 2019.
The Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark cast includes Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Austin Zajur, and Natalie Ganzhorn.
The film is directed by André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Trollhunter). Kevin Hageman and Dan Hageman (The LEGO Movie, Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia) co-wrote the screenplay with Academy Award winner Guillermo del Toro from the bestselling trilogy of books by Alvin Schwartz.
The film is 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.