GOOSEBUMPS Live-Action TV Series Ordered For Disney+

GOOSEBUMPS Live-Action TV Series Ordered For Disney+

Disney has ordered a live-action television series adaptation of R.L. Stine's popular children's horror fiction novel series, Goosebumps. Hit the jump for more details on the upcoming 10-episode order!

By MattIsForReal - Feb 06, 2022 08:02 AM EST
Filed Under: Television
Source: Variety

The Goosebumps live-action television series that has been in the works since April 2020 has reportedly been picked up by Disney and will premiere on the company's streaming service, Disney+. The new series is based on the popular children's horror fiction novels from acclaimed novelist R.L. Stine.

According to Variety, Disney+ has given the show a 10-episode order. The new series will follow a group of five high schoolers who unleash supernatural forces upon their own town and must all work together in order to save it. In doing so, they'll learn much about their own parents' teenage secrets in the process.

Nick Stoller and Rob Letterman are serving as writers and executive produers on the show with Letterman set to direct the first episode. Neal H. Moritz and Pavun Shetty of Original Film, Conor Welch of Stoller Global Solutions, and Iole Lucchese and Caitlin Friedman of Scholastic Entertainment are also executive producing.

Moritz and Letterman have both been involved in previous Goosebumps works. Moritz served as producer on the two Goosebumps films released in 2015 and 2018, while Letterman directed the first movie. The movies grossed over $250 million collectively. As a book series, Goosbumps is one of the most successful of all-time with more than 400 million English-language copies of the books now in print.

This will be the second live-action Goosebumps series to air. The first was an anthology series that ran for four seasons from 1996 to 1998 (74 episodes), with each episode adapting a different Goosebumps book.  Thsi si also the secodn R.L. Stine series ordered from Disney+. The streamer previously ordered a series adaptation of the writer's Just Beyond graphic novels, with the show debuting in October 2021.

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1stDalek
1stDalek - 2/13/2022, 1:54 AM
I hope they keep the theme song from the og, it's so good.

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