LEGO Scribes Re-Write del Toro’s “Stories”

“The LEGO Movie” scribes Dan and Kevin Hageman are set to do a polish on the screenplay for “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” the upcoming film adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s beloved children’s book anthology that is in the works at CBS Films.

Guillermo del Toro (“Crimson Peak,” “Pan’s Labyrinth”) will direct the film based on the three books in the series published which deals with various macabre stories including those involving ghosts and haunted houses.

del Toro, Elizabeth Grave, Jason Brown and Sean Daniel will produce. John August and “Saw” screenwriters Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton were all previously attached as writers at one point or another.

Source: Variety