Nickelodeon is set for an Are You Afraid Of The Dark limited-series revival.
Sam Ashe Arnold (Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.), Miya Cech (Rim of the World), Tamara Smart (Artemis Fowl, The Worst Witch), Jeremy Taylor (It, Goosebumps 2:Haunted Halloween), Lyliana Wray (Top Gun: Maverick, Black-ish), and Rafael Casal (Blindspotting) are set to star in the limited series.
Written by BenDavid Grabinski (Skiptrace)and directed by Dean Israelite (Power Rangers movie, Project Almanac), the three-episode hourlong limited series introduces an entirely new Midnight Society group of kids who tell a terrifying tale about the Carnival of Doom, only to have the events of the story come to life.
The new members of the Midnight Society are Gavin (Arnold), Akiko (Cech, Louise (Smart), Graham (Taylor) and Rachel (Wray). The Carnival of Doom’s ringmaster, Mr. Tophat, is played by Casal.
The original Are You Afraid Of The Dark was a joint Canada-based Cinar and Nickelodeon production, the series aired on Nickelodeon from 1992 to 1996 and again from 1999-2000, as well as on YTV in Canada.
The new series will consist of three hour-long episodes with the show set to premiere in October.