Don’t Tease Us! del Toro & Lionsgate Releases Teasers for upcoming Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

While the Superbowl was not the high scoring, exciting, nail biting game we were all hoping for, the half time show just meh and the quality commercials few and far between, some bits of excitement and horror were shown, thanks to a man named, Guillermo. Guillermo del Toro’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark teasers were dropped during the game.

For those who did not get to see them live, Variety posted all four in an article, as well as a poster for the upcoming film, that will premier August 9, 2019.


Scary Stories to Tell in the Darkwas a children’s book series by Alvin Schwartz. To date it has sold over 7 million copies around the world. del Toro and Daniel & Kevin Hagemen, of Lego Movie fame have written the script, which will be directed by André Øvredal.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark upcoming film poster

Did you read Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark as a child? Are you excited to see what del Toro and crew have in store? Based on the teasers, I don’t think we’ll be disappointed on August 9th.


Written by J.C. Hotchkiss

J.C. Hotchkiss is a Office Manager by day and Managing Twin Peaks Editor for 25YL Site the other 16 hours of the day. When she isn’t writing of her love of FBI Agents with a penchant for doughnuts, coffee and pie, she enjoys getting lost in a good book, sipping a damn fine glass of wine among friends, chatting with her "TB's" about Cevans and Fleabag's Hot Priest, and trying to keep up with the latest cartoon craze via her 6 year old. She lives smack in the middle of the Big Apple and Beantown, so for a girl with many different interests and tastes it's the perfect place to be.

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