Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark follows a group of teenagers who let loose some horrific evils into their small town. The new horror flick from Guillermo del Toro features young, unknown stars and is based on a collection of short stories. Express.co.uk rounds up everything we know about Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, including when it is out in cinemas and who stars in the cast.
When is Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark released in cinemas?
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is fully out in cinemas on August 23, however there are some previews taking place across the UK.
Some Cineworld cinemas are playing previews on Tuesday 20 August at 8pm.
However, most cinemas will screen Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark from Friday night.
Who are the cast of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark?
As with many of director André Øvredal’s films, he does not choose over exposed stars to tell the story.
The child stars include Zoe Colette as Stella, Michael Garza as Ramón, Gabriel Rush as Auggie, Austin Zajur as Chuck and Natalie Ganzhorn as Ruth.
In the adult cast, Orange Is The New Black star Lorraine Toussaint and Breaking Bad’s Dean Norris lead the cast, alongside Canadian stars Matt Smith and Gil Bellows.
What is Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark about?
The film, based on a collection of short stories, follows a group of teenagers who explore a local haunted house on Halloween in 1968.
They find a story written by Sarah Bellows, a young girl removed from her family photos in the house, and realise the stories seem to be coming to life in the town.
Naturally, these stories have disastrous and horror-filled consequences, and the teenagers must find a way to save their friends.
Is there a trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark?
Yes, and it is pretty horrific.
There was also a short teaser played at the Super Bowl earlier this year.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is released in cinemas on Friday, August 23