Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Movie Gets Backing
Guillermo del Toro is producing and co-writing “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” based on the Alvin Schwartz book series.CBS Films and Entertainment One are co-financing.
André Øvredal is directing from a script by del Toro and the team of Daniel and Kevin Hageman.Besides del Toro, producers are Sean Daniel, Elizabeth Grave, Jason F.
Brown, and J.
Principal photography is expected to begin this summer in Toronto.Entertainment One will directly distribute the feature in Canada, U.K., Australia/New Zealand, Germany, Benelux, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland, with partners Sierra/Affinity overseeing sales in all remaining international territories outside of the U.S., making it available to buyers for the first time at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
CBS Films will distribute the film in the U.S.
through Lionsgate.The story follows a group of young teens who must solve the mystery surrounding
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