More Cast Members Announced for ‘Scary Tales To Tell In The Dark’

Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Tales to Tell in the Dark was one of the first scary books I ever read as a kid. I loved the books, so of course I am stoked for the upcoming film. I can’t wait to see these stories brought to life on the big screen! More cast members have been added. Let’s find out more!

Illustration from Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

From the Press Release:

CBS Films and eOne announced today that Dean Norris (Breaking Bad, The Big Bang Theory), Gil Bellows (Patriot, Jett) and Lorraine Toussaint (Into The Badlands, Selma, Orange Is The New Black) have joined the cast of Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark. The film is being directed by André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Trollhunter). Kevin and Dan Hageman (LEGO Movie, Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia) co-wrote the screenplay with Academy Award winner Guillermo del Toro, Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan from the bestselling trilogy of books by Alvin Schwartz. The film is being produced by Guillermo del Toro as well as Sean Daniel and Jason Brown of Hivemind along with Academy Award winner J. Miles Dale and Elizabeth Grave.

Dean Norris cast in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Dean Norris 

Inspired by one of the most terrifying book series of all time, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark follows a group of teens who must solve the mystery surrounding a wave of spectacularly horrific deaths in their small town.

Gill Bellows cast in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Gil Bellows

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is currently in production. Mark Ross and Alex Ginno are overseeing the project for CBS Films which will distribute the film in the US as part of their ongoing partnership with global content leader Lionsgate.

Lorraine Toussaint cast in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Lorraine Toussaint

Previously announced cast members include Zoe Colletti (Annie, Wildlife, Skin), Michael Garza (Wayward Pines, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1), Austin Abrams (Brad’s Status, The Americans), Gabriel Rush (Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel), Austin Zajur (Fist Fight, Kidding) and Natalie Ganzhorn (Make it Pop, Wet Bum).

André Øvredal had this to say:

“Lorraine, Gil and Dean are exceptionally talented actors who also happen to be game for all of the creepy madness that this film entails. We are thrilled to have them aboard our macabre little train.”

This project is showcasing some great talent. I absolutely am looking forward to Scary Tales to Tell in the Dark. How about you? Let us know below if you love Scary Tales to Tell in the Dark and if you are looking forward to this film. Stay tuned to PopHorror for all your news, reviews, interviews and much more!

About JenniferLeigh

I love a good scare. I have a collection of over 500 horror movies and I am an avid reader as well. I'm also a fan of other nerdoms, Star Wars, Star Trek, X-Files, Firefly and Doctor Who to name a few. I live in Illinois with my husband and cats who share my nerdoms.

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