Alvin Schwartz’s creepy children’s horror stories come to life in the trailer for the Guillermo del Toro-produced Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.
CBS Films has released a Scary Stories teaser trailer online, ahead of its premiere in theaters. The studio also unveiled a pair of posters this week that once again reference “The Red Spot” and the Pale Lady character from Schwartz’s books.
Based on the book series by Alvin Schwartz, the pic is set in 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley, where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time—stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home. Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Austin Zajur and Natalie Ganzhorn star.
Del Toro produced with Sean Daniel, Jason F. Brown, J. Miles Dale and Elizabeth Grave.