Scholastic Entertainment is teaming with Neal H. Moritz’s Original Films, Sony Pictures TV, and R.L. Stine for a new live-action Goosebumps television series as reported exclusively by Deadline. The best-selling books previous spawned two films starring Jack Black along with a television series that aired between 1995-1998 which included author R.L. Stine as a host.
Here is the intro from the original series.
The series focused on an anthology of supernatural stories about children discovering themselves, just as the recent feature films. Goosebumps will be produced by the following team: Iole Lucchese, Caitlin Friedman, Moritz,, and Pavun Shetty.
Take a look at their statements:
LUCCHESE: “Goosebumps has been keeping kids and families on the edge of their seats for nearly 30 years and we’re very excited to partner with Sony Pictures Television and Neal H. Moritz to bring the enduring brand to life in a fresh new way for today’s generation. From the world-famous book series to a full-scale licensing program and even live-action movies starring Jack Black, Goosebumps remains wildly popular and we look forward to presenting new adventures to give fans even more Goosebumps.”
Moritz, the producer of both the feature films also said:
MORITZ: “I loved making the Goosebumps movies and can’t wait to bring even more of R. L. Stine’s incredible stories to life through a high-end television series that speaks to both adults and kids alike.”
Are you excited about this new series?