Moments ago, Deadline shared the news that Wild Eye Releasing had acquired worldwide rights to Scary Stories, a documentary about Alvin Schwartz’s 1980s-penned YA book series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.
Cody Meirick’s film will see it’s theatrical release in 2019, timed to the expected release of the Guillermo del Toro-produced feature adaptation of the books set to hit big screens via CBS Films and eOne.
The film, based on Alvin Schwartz’s best selling novel of the same title, is centered around a group of teens who must solve the mysteries of the sudden deaths in their small town.
André Øvredal will direct the film with Sean Daniel, Elizabeth Grave, Jason F. Brown and J. Miles Dale producing.
Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint Michael Garza, Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Austin Zajur, Natalie Ganzhornas and Zoe Colletti all star.
Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is scheduled to start shooting this month with a planned release next year.