fear street trilogy

Next summer, Netflix will unleash “The Summer of Fear.”

The streaming service has picked up the rights to a Fear Street trilogy of movies based on author R.L. Stine’s dark, violent, teen-centric horror novels. The original plan was for all three films to be released theatrically by Fox one month at a time next summer, which would have been as close as the theatrical film industry came to approximating Netflix’s popular binge model. But a new report says the streamer has made a deal with Disney to acquire all three of the completed movies and release them directly onto the streaming service during a themed event that will be marketed as “The Summer of Fear.”
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fear street trilogy cast

Sadie Sink is jumping out of one spooky franchise and into another. The Stranger Things actress has joined the cast of the Fear Street trilogy, adapted from R.L. Stine‘s book series. Leigh Janiak, director of indie horror film Honeymoon, is set to helm all three entries in the trilogy. Unlike the Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine, the Fear Street books were geared towards an older, teen audience – and the films likely will be as well.

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