Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time to start getting your Halloween costumes ready. And what better way to prepare you for Halloween than a new Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween trailer?
Yes, in case you forgot, a Goosebumps sequel is happening — this time without Jack Black‘s R.L. Stine. But there will still be a few familiar faces along for the ride, including It star Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star Madison Iseman, and, of course, one of R.L. Stine’s most terrifying monsters, the possessed ventriloquist dummy known as Slappy.
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For children of the 1990s, the best thing in school was getting the order pamphlet for new books from the Scholastic Book Club. That’s because they almost always featured the latest in R.L. Stine’s ongoing horror book series Goosebumps. There were dozens of books released under the banner with several other books spinning off from the primary line-up. Now one artist has taken the iconic Goosebumps book covers from that decade and mashed them up with some of your favorite horror movies.
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A sequel to the 2015 adaptation of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps book series has been in the works for a few years now. However, the title of the sequel has remained in flux, gestating from Goosebumps: HorrorLand, referencing a specific location in the Goosebumps universe, to Goosebumps: Slappy Halloween, as a nod to the possessed ventriloquist dummy named Slappy. But now the title has changed once more, and it’s a little more generic.
The Goosebumps sequel arriving this fall has been given the official title of Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween, as revealed during the Sony Pictures panel at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Does this new title provide any idea as to what the sequel will be about? Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Robert Downey Jr. still wants a third Sherlock Holmes movie to happen
- Author R.L. Stine reveals the official title of Goosebumps 2
- Karl Urban has some thoughts about when Star Trek 4 is going to begin filming
- Karen Gillan‘s hopes for Jumanji 3
- All that and more!
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Yes, there’s still a Goosebumps sequel in the works. The film, which was at one point supposed to be called Goosebumps: Horrorland, is still slated to hit theaters this fall on October 12, 2018. But the film hasn’t started production yet. Columbia Pictures has just added three more cast members to the movie, which doesn’t seem to be bringing back any stars from the first film.
Goosebumps 2 already had Madison Iseman (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Jeremy Ray Taylor (IT), Ben O’Brien (Manchester by the Sea) and Caleel Harris (Think Like a Man) on board, but now some adult stars have joined the cast. Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs), Ken Jeong (The Hangover) and Chris Parnell (Hot Rod) have been added to the sequel. Read More »
Things are starting to move forward with Goosebumps 2, with Sony Pictures expanding the Goosebumps sequel cast.
Four young stars have been cast in the lead roles of Goosebumps 2. And two of them are familiar faces to the movie audiences, having starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of 2017.
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Posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
Goosebumps was one of 2015’s more pleasant surprises, a goofy and spooky horror romp that was just scary enough for kids and just clever enough for their parents. It also managed to evoke R.L. Stine’s original books while lovingly poking fun at them. It’s a good kids’ movie, a kind of gateway horror movie that functions much like the original books in that it offers youngsters a successful entry point into an intimidating genre.
Now, the sequel has a new director. Unless it doesn’t get made. Because even as the sequel moves forward, some behind-the-scenes issues have been plaguing the follow-up as it struggles to get off the ground.
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Goosebumps may not have been the best family horror film, but it was surprisingly fun, and apparently a big enough hit to warrant a sequel. Sony has just hired a new writer to pen the latest adventure set in the wild world of R.L. Stine, but the new script comes with a caveat: Jack Black, star of the first Goosebumps, may not be returning for Goosebumps 2. The latest treatment from the new Goosebumps 2 writer does not include a part for Black’s take on R.L. Stine.
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Posted on Monday, April 25th, 2016 by Angie Han
At this point, it’s a given that if a studio movie based on a familiar property attains even a modest level of success, someone, somewhere has started thinking about a sequel. After all, Hollywood execs are in the business of making money — and if they’ve already shelled out huge sums of cash to scoop up a familiar brand, milking it for all it’s worth just makes financial sense.
So it should come as no surprise that, after the solid-but-not-great returns from Goosebumps last year, Sony is now in the process of putting together a Goosebumps 2. Rob Letterman, who directed the first one, is in, as is screenwriter Darren Lemke. But what about Jack Black, who played Goosebumps author R.L. Stine? Read More »
Believe it or not, there was a time when movies were accompanied by blatant crossover theme songs, especially from rap artists in the 1990s, with music videos set within the world of the movie itself. Thankfully, that tradition has been revived today.
Nerdist rounded up Jack Black to perform with their very own Malik Forte, aka MF Bumps, to perform a 90s inspired Goosebumps rap, and it’s just as glorious as you would imagine. Watch it below! Read More »