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As we are nearing the summer premiere, CBS Films shares the first full-length trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Guillermo del Toro and André Øvredal’s anticipated adaptation of the iconic horror book series of the same name. The movie follows a group of local kids as they attempt to keep a collection of frightening stories from taking place in real life.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is set in the small town of Mill Valley in 1968 America. Located in the infamous Bellows mansion is a book of scary stories based on the tortured life of the young girl who wrote them. When a gang of teenagers finds the book in the girl’s home, the stories somehow begin to come to life.

Acclaimed director André Øvredal directs the picture, which is co-written by Daniel and Kevin Hageman alongside Guillermo del Toro. Zoe Colletti, Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Michael Garza, Austin Zajur, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, and Natalie Ganzhorn star in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, which comes to theaters on August 9.

Not NYC, not LA.

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