Netflix Acquires ‘Fear Street’ Trilogy Based on R.L. Stine Books for Summer 2021

Netflix has acquired Leigh Janiak’s Fear Street trilogy and plans to release the three interconnected films one month apart from each other as part of a themed programming initiative the streamer is calling “The Summer of Fear” according to Deadline, which broke the news.

The Fear Street movies were part of an ambitious plan originally hatched by 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment that would draw on the popularity of R.L.

Stine’s beloved book series, which is much scarier than the author’s younger-skewing Goosebumps books.

In fact, I’m currently typing this story on a …

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