Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey Cover Tune Graces New ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Teaser

We were super excited when we heard Alvin Schwartz’s 1981 book series, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, was being turned into a film. We’ve been following it since it was announced, and we’ve shared with you all the info we have come across. Psst… you can start by checking out the previous four teaser trailers here. Today we’re happy to tell you that a new, official teaser trailer is out, featuring an awesome cover tune from Lana Del Rey. The American singer, songwriter, producer lends her voice to a cover of Donovan’s 1966 folk rock song ‘Season of the Witch.’

Check it out below, then read on for all the scary details!

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark Synopsis

It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind. But seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time. Stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home.

André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe 2016 – read our review here) directed Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water 2017 – read our review here), Dan and Kevin Hageman (The LEGO Movie 2014) and John August (Go 1999), while Feast‘s (2005 – read our review here) Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton co-wrote the screenplay.

The film stars Zoe Margaret Colletti (Rubicon 2010), Michael Garza (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2014), Austin Zajur (Fist Fight 2017), Dean Norris (Breaking Bad TV series) and IT: Chapter 1’s Javier Botet (read our interview with him here).

Here’s a look at the official poster art!

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark hits theaters August 9, 2019. The full version of the song drops the same day.

Final Thoughts

Great stuff! This one is certainly on our most anticipated list for 2019. We’re looking forward to seeing it and reviewing it in short order! Lana Del Rey will also be on hand for Guillermo del Toro’s Walk of Fame star ceremony. Well deserved!

What do you think? Did you enjoy the new teaser trailer and music? Are you a fan of the book series? Are you looking forward to seeing the film this week? Tell us in the comments!

Here’s the full trailer, by the way… Scary!

About Kenn Hoekstra

PopHorror Writer. Associate Editor. @PopHorrorNews Tweeter. Also... Screenwriter. Blogger. Horror Movie Aficionado. Wisconsin Sports Fan. IT Guy. Father. Smartass. People's Champion. TIME Person of the Year - 2006.

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