Guillermo del Toro produces a film inspired by one of the most terrifying book series of all time

Guillermo del Toro produces a film inspired by one of the most terrifying book series of all time. Premiere in Spain on August 9, 2019.

Year 1968, in the United States the change is breathed in the air. But the small town of Mill Valley is far from city riots. There, for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has been growing. It was in his mansion where Sarah, a young woman with horrible secrets, transformed her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time, stories that will become real when a group of teenagers discover the terrifying book.

Detail of the movie poster «Scary stories to tell in the dark»

Directed by André Øvredal  (“The Autopsy of Jane Doe”, “Trollhunter”) and produced by Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water”, “The Scarlet Summit”), arrives on the big screen “Stories of fear to tell in the darkness » ( Scary stories to tell in the dark ), based on the series of homonymous books written by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell. The trilogy of the original book was published in the 80s and early 90s, and has sold more than 7 million copies worldwide.

The cast consists of Zoe Margaret Colletti , Michael Garza , Austin Zajur , Natalie GanzhornGabriel Rush , Austin Abrams and Gil Bellows . The film features the music of Marco Beltrami and Anna Drubich .

The director, screenwriter and producer Guillemo del Toro has won two Oscars: Best Direction and Best Film for «The Shape of Water» (2017). In 2007 he was nominated for Best Screenplay for “The Labyrinth of the Faun”.

Duration: 107 min. 
Country: United States 
Year: 2019. 
Premiere in Spain:  August 9, 2019. 
Distributor: eOne Films Spain. 
Age rating: Not recommended for children under 16 years

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