Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro will produce and co-write the film adaptation of “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” for CBS Films and Entertainment One.
Based on the Alvin Schwartz book series, the story follows a group of young teens who must solve the mystery surrounding the sudden and macabre deaths in their small town.
Andre Ovredal (“The Autopsy of Jane Doe,” “Trollhunter”) directs the project which is co-written by Daniel and Kevin Hageman.
Sean Daniel, Elizabeth Grave, Jason F. Brown, and J. Miles Dale will produce. Filming begins this summer in Toronto.