Go behind the horrors of ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’

It’s Elementary school and its book fair day.

There’s Goosebumps, there’s Animorphs, and there’s one other book with a creepy head coming from the ground with a corncob pipe. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Spooky short stories with the scariest animations you could imagine. Well, that book has a movie adaptation coming out Friday, and who better to get the truly creepy monsters down then Guillermo del Toro?

In the above interview hear from del Toro as he talks about the challenges of recreating the tales from Scary Stories, Zoe Colletti praises the production of bringing the book images to life, Director André Øvredal explains how this is a horror mixed with a coming of age story, Michael Garza goes into character development in horror, costume designer Ruth Myers talks about the importance to get the costumes close to the drawings in the books, Gabriel Rush dives into his scene and why its so scary, and Natalie Ganzhorn thinks they got this film right on.

 

‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ releases on August 9, 2019.

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