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Goosebumps Releasing on Digital HD 1/12 and BD Combo Packs and DVD 1/26

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Goosebumps, the popular best-selling book series that inspired the incredible movie starring Jack Black will be arriving on Digital January 12 and  on Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD January 26 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Kids and parents will believe in monsters when Goosebumps debuts January 12 on Digital and January 26 on Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD.

After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next-door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of best-selling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. Stine is very mysterious and a prisoner of his own imagination – the monsters that his books made famous are real, and he protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their manuscripts. When the monsters are accidentally unleashed and begin to terrorize the town, it’s up to Stine, Zach and Hannah to get them back in their books where they belong!

Based on Scholastic’s worldwide best-selling book series, with over 400 million copies in print, the motion picture adventure stars Jack Black (School of Rock) as Goosebumps author R.L. Stine, along with Dylan Minnette (Prisoners), Ryan Lee (Super 8) and Odeya Rush (The Giver). The film is directed by Rob Letterman (Shark TaleMonsters vs. Aliens) and produced by Deborah Forte (The Golden Compass) and Neil H. Moritz (22 Jump Street). The screenplay is by Darren Lemke (Turbo) based on a story by star screenwriting team Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski (Big Eyes).

The Blu-ray™ Combo Packs and DVD have ‘spook-tacular’ special features, including an alternate opening and ending, deleted scenes, a blooper reel, and a casting gallery. In addition, there are two all-new featurettes (Beginners Guide to Surviving a Goosebumps Creature and Strange Things are Happening…On-Set) with Dylan Minette and Ryan Lee. Exclusive to the Blu-ray™ sets are All About Slappy in which Slappy talks about his favorite subject…himself!; and Creaturefied!, where makeup FX artist Steve Prouty demonstrates how to become your favorite Goosebumps creature.

DVD Special Features include: (also on Blu-ray & Digital)

  • Beginners Guide to Surviving a GoosebumpsCreature
  • Strange Things are Happening…On-Set

Blu-ray and Digital Special Features include:

  • Alternate Opening
  • Alternate Ending
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Cast Blooper Reel
  • All About Slappy
  • Creaturefied!
  • Casting Gallery

Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush Join Goosebumps

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Columbia Pictures have officially casted the lead roles in the upcoming film, Goosebumps. According to Deadline and The Wrap, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush are set to star opposite of Jack black in the film based on the book series written by R.L. Stine.

Goosebumps will be directed by Rob Letterman. Black stars as a fictionalized version of Stine, who winds up being the suburban neighbor of Minnette’s Zach Cooper. When Slappy, a ventriloquist dummy, sets loose all the terrifying ideas in Stine’s head, it’s up to Zach and Stine’s niece, Hannah (Rush) to save the day.

The “Goosebumps” series have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide, second only to the “Harry Potter” series in total sales. Neal Moritz is producing the film through his Original Film banner with Deborah Forte of Scholastic Entertainment.

Goosebumps Film Adaptation Is One Step Closer With New Director

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“Goosebumps,” the popular horror book series from R.L. Stine looks to be one step closer for its next adaptation. The film project was first announced that it was in development wayyyy back in 2008 with Columbia Pictures, but has since stalled. Today it was announced that the project seems to have finally found a director. Deadline reports that Monsters vs. Aliens and Gulliver’s Travels director Rob Letterman is in talks to helm the brand new adaptation. Continue reading

Goosebumps Film Adaptation Moves Forward With New Screenwriter

Ahh so many childhood memories… reading Goosebumps as a young kid and pretending not to be scared, reading them when I was a little older and pretending they were for younger kids, then forgetting about them because I discovered His Dark Materials and the show “Are You Afraid of the Dark”.  For those of you with similar memories, or better ones, (or with kids who love these books) Columbia Pictures is moving forward with their feature adaptation of R.L. Stines Goosebumps series. Continue reading