Published Apr 28, 2020R. L. Stine's beloved '90s book series Goosebumps is heading back to the small screen.
According to Deadline, Scholastic Entertainment has partnered with Sony Pictures TV and filmmaker Neal H. Moritz to develop a new series based on the bestselling spooky book series.
Scholastic Entertainment president and chief strategy officer Iole Lucchese shared the following statement about the new live-action series:
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.
Previously, Moritz had produced the 2015 Goosebumps film, as well as its 2018 sequel, Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween.
"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," said Moritz.
The original TV series was produced right here in Canada throughout the '90s.