Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark wasn’t just a terrifying collection of short stories enhanced with Stephen Gammell’s artwork, which may well be the GREATEST ILLUSTRATIONS OF ALL TIME—it was also a generation-defining work of horror. And now, thanks to horror icon/producer Guillermo del Toro and Trollhunter director André Øvredal, it’s going to be a feature film that will presumably traumatize all the kids out there who haven’t gotten to the book yet.
And it looks fun as heck.
Check out the full trailer below!
They had me at: “It’s the story of a corpse…looking for her missing toe.”
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark will leave the corn maze to terrorize our movie theaters August 9th!