Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2 So it goes in the horror sequel

“Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2”: So it goes in the horror sequel

Netflix added the new feature film “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” from 2019 to its program. For those who like old-school horror, there is good news: a sequel is already planned.

With “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” producer Guillermo del Toro (“Shape Of Water”) and director André Øvredal (“Troll Hunter”) brought a great old-school horror film to the cinemas on October 31, 2019 – but not revolutionary, but very entertaining and with perfectly staged shock moments. You can find out more in our review of the film:

The review for “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark”

So now the thing has landed fairly fresh on Netflix – exactly nine months after its cinema release:

Since July 31, 2020 you can stream “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” on Netflix.

Since July 31, 2020 you can stream “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” on Netflix.

Anyone who has seen the horror film and is now hungry for more scary stories will actually get a new one soon: In April 2020 it was announced that “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2” is already in the works after the film was in theaters with a worldwide grossing of 105 million US dollars convinced. It only cost about a quarter of that amount!

that “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2” is already in the works

“Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2”: New Stories

The sequel will rely on the makers of the first part: This time André Øvredal will direct, the screenwriters Kevin Hageman and Dan Hageman will also return and write a script based on a story by Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro.

This time too, André Øvredal is directing

And the content shouldn’t change too much in the recipe for success, even if nothing has been officially announced: In “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2” creepy stories should come true again, which are written in a cursed notebook and usually with it go hand in hand with the death of their protagonists.

creepy stories come true again, written in a cursed notebook and usually accompanied by the death of their protagonists.

And there are still quite a few of these stories to tell, after all, “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” is based on the eponymous horror story book series * by Alvin Schwartz – and not all of them were told in the first film. Only five of 82 short stories from three volumes have been used.

Only five of 82 short stories from three volumes have been used.

Are the performers returning?

Warning, spoilers at the end of the first film!

The fact that the stories that are written in the notebook of an alleged suicide found by Stella (Zoe Margaret Colletti) come true, ensures the entertaining and creepy insertions in the film. But these stories also need a framework.

Since at the end of “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” Stella’s friends Auggie (Gabriel Rush) and Chuck (Austin Zajur) were attacked by monsters from the book and disappeared, Stella and the rest of the gang could save their friends in the sequel try – the movie 4k search for friends is already discussed at the end of the first film. New confrontations with the monsters from the book are unavoidable …

If that is the plot of the second part, a return of most of the actors should be likely – if their characters are still alive. It is not yet known when “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2” will hit theaters. However, due to the Corona crisis, we are not expecting filming to start anytime soon, which is why it should still be a while before the cinema release.

If that is the plot of the second part, a return of most of the actors is likely

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