Variety reported, Paramount has announce the release date of its movie adaptation of Nickelodeon horror series “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” It’s set to hit theaters near Halloween, October 11, 2019.
Gary Dauberman, who wrote the script of ‘It’, is attached to adapt it while he’s co-producing with Matt Kaplan.
You can read the full details of the series below:
“Are You Afraid of the Dark?” was created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel and ran as an anthology series on Nickelodeon between 1992 and 1996. It was set around a group of teenagers who called themselves the Midnight Society and would meet weekly at a secret location in the woods to tell a scary story. The show was revived in 1999 for two more seasons with new writers and showrunners.
Each episode was introduced with the storyteller saying “Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society” and then announce the title of that segment. MacHale said that the line was a tribute to the series “The Twilight Zone,” in which creator Rod Serling would introduce the episode by saying, “submitted for your approval.”