SDCC 2019 - Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark : A Master Class with Guillermo del Toro, "The Making of a Monster"
SDCC 2019 - Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark : A Master Class with Guillermo del Toro, "The Making of a Monster"
San Diego, Horton Grand Theatre, July 20 2019
Photos : Copyright Daniel Knighton / Getty Images for CBS Films

Fantasy master and Academy Award winner Guillermo del Toro (producer) and acclaimed director André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe) give movie fans an exclusive window into their visionary process bringing the book series' iconic and terrifying illustrations to life for the upcoming thriller Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark . This intimate master class will also debut an original monster created specifically for the film and include a Q&A with the audience. It's 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind . . . but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley, where for generations the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time-stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah's terrifying home. In theaters August 9. A CBS Films/eOne Entertainment presentation, a Lionsgate release.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is an horror monster film directed by André Øvredal, based on the children's book series of the same name by Alvin Schwartz. The screenplay was adapted by Dan and Kevin Hageman, from a screen story by producer Guillermo del Toro, Patrick Melton, and Marcus Dunstan. The film, an international co-production between the United States and Canada, stars Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, and Lorraine Toussaint. In 2013, CBS Films acquired the rights to the Alvin Schwartz's children's book series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, with the intent of producing it as a potential feature film. By January 2016, it was announced that del Toro would develop the project for CBS Films with potentially attached to direct, while he would also produce the film along with Daniel, Brown, and Grave. Øvredal was hired to direct the film. Principal photography commenced on August 27, 2018, and ended on November 1, 2018, in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. The film is set to be released on August 9, 2019, by Lionsgate and CBS Films in United States and August 21, 2019 by Metropolitan FilmExport

Synopsis :
It's 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind... but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time—stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah's terrifying home.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Directed by André Øvredal
Produced by Guillermo del Toro, Sean Daniel, Jason F. Brown, J. Miles Dale, Elizabeth Grave, Joshua Long, Roberto Grande
Screenplay by Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman
Story by Guillermo del Toro, Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan
Based on Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz,
Starring Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows,, Lorraine Toussaint
Music by Marco Beltrami, Anna Drubich
Cinematography : Roman Osin
Edited by Patrick Larsgaard
Production company : CBS Films, Entertainment One,1212 Entertainment, Double Dare You Productions, Sean Daniel Company
Distributed by Lionsgate
Release date : August 9, 2019 (United States)
Running time : 111 minutes

(Source : Wikipedia)
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