WHO’S IN IT?
Zoe Margaret Colletti (Wildlife), Michael Garza (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1), Gabriel Rush (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Austin Abrams (Brad’s Status), Dean Norris (The Book of Henry), Gil Bellows (The Shawshank Redemption), Lorraine Toussaint (Middle of Nowhere), Austin Zajur (Fist Fight), Natalie Ganzhorn (Wet Bum), Marie Ward (The Dogfather), Mark Steger (The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot), Troy James (Hellboy), Javier Botet (Mama), Kathleen Pollard (film debut), Elias Edraki (He Never Died), Jane Moffat (Moon Point), Amanda Smith (The Shape of Water), Brandon Knox (Twilight Ride)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
André Øvredal (Troll Hunter), director; Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water), writer, producer; Dan Hageman (film debut) and Kevin Hageman (film debut), writers; Jason F. Brown (Still Life), J. Miles Dale (Mama), Sean Daniel (Dazed and Confused) and Elizabeth Grave (Almost), producers; Marco Beltrami (The Hurt Locker) and Anna Drubich (The Mice Room), composers; Roman Osin (The Autopsy of Jane Doe), cinematographer; Patrick Larsgaard (DRIB), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1968, the small town of Mill Valley has been living in the shadow of the mysterious Bellows family for generations. When a group of teenagers find their way into the family’s old mansion, they come across a book of scary stories, written by young Sarah Bellows (Pollard), but soon find that the terrifying tome contains elements that turn out to be all too real…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Writer-producer Guillermo del Toro and director André Øvredal team up to bring the classic children’s book series of the same name to terrifying life.