"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" is a 2019 horror film directed by André Øvredal.
The starring cast includes Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Zajur, Natalie Ganzhorn, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Deborah Pollitt and others.

Here are "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.

Trailer

Is there a trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie?

CBS Films on Monday, August 05, 2019 released the trailer for "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" you can watch here:
SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK - Season of the Witch Trailer featuring Lana Del Rey.

Plot summary

What is Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" movie plot summary.

On Halloween, 1968, in the small town of Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, three teen friends, Stella, Auggie (Gabriel Rush), and Chuck (Austin Zajur), prank the bully Tommy Milner (Austin Abrams). When Tommy and his gang chase them in retaliation, the trio flees to a drive-in movie theater, where a young drifter named Ramón hides them in his car. They invite Ramón to explore a local "haunted house" that once belonged to the wealthy Bellows family, who helped found Mill Valley. Inside, they find a book of horror stories written by Sarah Bellows (Kathleen Pollard), who allegedly committed suicide in the house. Having followed the group, Tommy locks them inside along with Ruth, Chuck's sister. They escape, and Stella takes Sarah's book.
Stella discovers a new story, entitled "Harold", being written in Sarah's book. Meanwhile, in reality, an inebriated Tommy is stalked by the titular Harold, his family's scarecrow, after it comes to life. The creature stabs him with a pitchfork, causing Tommy to vomit hay and undergo a violent transformation. Tommy is later reported missing; Stella and Ramón find Harold dressed in Tommy's clothes. Though Stella is convinced that Tommy has been turned into a scarecrow, the others are skeptical.
That night, a new story, "The Big Toe", appears with Auggie as the main character. The pair attempt to warn him about the monster: a zombie searching for its missing toe, which is inside a stew that Auggie unwittingly eats. Auggie disappears after the zombie drags him under his bed. Realizing they are next, the remaining friends attempt to destroy the book; when this proves impossible, they research Sarah's life in hopes of finding a solution. A new story, "The Red Spot", is written. When Ruth discovers a swollen spider bite on her cheek, it explodes and releases hundreds of tiny spiders. Ruth is rescued but is traumatized and placed in a mental institution.

Cast

Who plays who in the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Michael Garza  as Ramon Morales
Gabriel Rush  as August "Auggie" Hilderbrandt
Austin Zajur  as Charlie "Chuck" Steinberg
Natalie Ganzhorn  as Ruth "Ruthie" Steinberg
Austin Abrams  as Tommy Milner
Dean Norris  as Roy Nicholls
Gil Bellows  as Police Chief Turner
Lorraine Toussaint  as Louise "Lou Lou" Baptiste
Zoe Margaret Colletti  as Stella Nicholls (as Zoe Colletti)
Deborah Pollitt  as Mrs. Steinberg
Marie Ward  as Mrs. Hilderbrandt
Victoria Fodor  as Mrs. Milner
Kyle Labine  as Deputy Hobbs
Karen Glave  as Claire Baptiste
Javier Botet  as Big Toe Corpse
Kathleen Pollard  as Sarah Bellows
Troy James  as Jangly Man
Mark Steger  as Harold the Scarecrow / Pale Lady
Ajanae Stephenson  as Young Louise Baptiste
Matt Smith  as Mr. Steinberg
Will Carr  as Dr. Ephraim Bellows
Jane Moffat  as Delanie Bellows
Hume Baugh  as Deodat Bellows
Amanda Smith  as Gertrude Bellows
Brandon Knox  as Harold Bellows
David Tompa  as Doctor
Stephanie Belding  as Reception Nurse
Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll  as Drive-in Manager
Anna Fraser  as Actress
Alex Spencer  as Orderly #1
Colton Gobbo  as Letterman #1
Daniel Gravelle  as Letterman #2

Release date

When is Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie release date?

"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 9, 2019 (United States), on August 23, 2019 (United Kingdom), on October 31, 2019 (Germany) and on November 28, 2019 (Hungary) distributing by Lionsgate, Lions Gate Entertainment, CBS Films, ACME, Applause Entertainment, Aurum Films, Bontonfilm, Bravos Pictures, CGV Mars Dagitim, CJ CGV Viet Nam, Diamond Films, Eagle Films, Entertainment One, Feelgood Entertainment, Joyncontents Group, Kino Swiat, Paramount Pictures, MM2 Entertainment, Meloman, Metropolitan Filmexport, Multi Media Distribution, Myndform, Norsk Filmdistribusjon, Notorious Pictures, PVR Pictures, Paradise Group, Phars Film, Pioneer Films, Ro Image 2000, Scanbox Entertainment, Shaw Organisation, Ster-Kinekor Pictures, The Klockworx, United King Films, Universal Pictures International (UPI), WW Entertainment, Film & TV House, Filmarti, GEM Entertainment, NOS Audiovisuais and Sierra / Affinity.

Filming

What are Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark filming details?

The duration of the film is 108 minutes. With a budget of $25 - 28 million, the film grossed over $106 million.

"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Rating

What are critics and audiences saying about Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie?

"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.2/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 77/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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