In response to Deadline, Trollhunter and The Post-mortem Of Jane Doe director André Øvredal has signed on to scar a brand new era of individuals by directing Scary Tales To Inform In The Darkish, the film adaptation of Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell horrifying trilogy of children books that youngsters shouldn’t learn. Guillermo Del Toro was connected to direct early final 12 months, however as with most issues that Del Toro is connected to direct, he has since moved on from the challenge. The newest draft of the script was written by The Lego Film’s Kevin and Dan Hageman, and Deadline says it revolves round “a bunch of younger teenagers who should remedy the thriller surrounding sudden and macabre deaths of their small city.”
Barring a Goosebumps-style conceit that entails monsters from the scary tales within the books coming to life, it appears like that may not have a lot of a selected connection to the unique tales. Until Øvredal is ready to by some means replicate the imagery from the books, in fact, which might be too scary for anybody to even think about anyway.