R.L. Stine‘s classic children’s horror series Goosebumps is getting a live-action series reboot at Sony Pictures Television, but a more recent book series from the beloved author will be turned into a series over at Disney+.
Just Beyond is R.L. Stine’s horror anthology graphic novel series from BOOM! Studios that takes kids “just beyond the real world to an always surprising place of fantasy and fright.” Now the pages will come to life in a series at Disney+ thanks to writer and executive producer Seth Grahame-Smith, best known for writing Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, as well as scripting Dark Shadows and The LEGO Batman Movie. Read More »
R.L. Stine‘s best-selling children’s horror book series Goosebumps was turned into a network TV swho at the height of its popularity in the 1990s. More recently, the books became a feature film franchise, using a variety of monsters and elements from the extensive roster of horror stories. Now the book series is heading back to the small screen with Sony Pictures Television and film franchise producer Neal H. Moritz teaming up with Scholastic Entertainment for a Goosebumps TV series reboot. Read More »
Point Horror, a series of young adult horror books penned by authors like R.L. Stine and Christopher Pike, is headed to the small screen. HBO Max is developing a Point Horror anthology series. Each episode of the show will be inspired by one of the original books, complete with a “nostalgic nod to the 1990s” – the era in which the books originated. Read More »
It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything on the Fear Street movie trilogy, based on the books by Goosebumps writer R.L. Stine. Here’s an update: they’re still happening, and they’ve locked down some directors and cast members. Leigh Janiak, director of horror film Honeymoon, is still set to helm the first of the trilogy, and also the third, while Her Smell filmmaker Alex Ross Perry is directing part two. New to the project: actors Kiana Madeira and Olivia Welch will appear in all three films. More on the Fear Street movie trilogy below.
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In the 1990s, Tim Burton almost told audiences to say cheese and die with a Goosebumps movie. While a film based on the popular horror series for young readers would eventually splatter monster blood on filmgoers in 2015, writer R.L. Stine recently revealed that a Tim Burton Goosebumps movie was a real possibility in the mid-90s, but never came to pass.
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween will throw even more CGI bombast and ghoulishness in your face this October. Based on the endless series from R.L. Stine, Haunted Halloween once again finds some youths going up against fiendish foes escaped from the pages of Stine’s work. And yes, Slappy the Dummy is back, being a jerk. Watch the latest Goosebumps 2 trailer below.
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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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R.L. Stine’s signature children’s horror series Goosebumps has already been given the feature film treatment, but now his more mature book series Fear Street is heading to the big screen. However, this adaptation of the young adult series may shake things up a bit when it comes to how they’re released into theaters.
20th Century Fox is looking to release three different Fear Street films that would be shot back-to-back and then also release back-to-back one month after another. We’re basically looking at a Netflix binge for a theatrically released franchise. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2015 by Angie Han
Following in the footsteps of Goosebumps, R.L. Stine‘s other hit series from the 1990s will also be coming soon to a theater near you. A Fear Street movie is in the works at 20th Century Fox, as confirmed by Stine himself. Read about the Fear Street movie news after the jump.
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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 »