Slappy returns with a few frightening friends in the official trailer for Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween.

Director Ari Sandel (The DUFF) is directing the sequel to Rob Letterman's Goosebumps from a screenplay by Rob Lieber (co-writer of Peter Rabbit). The Goosebumps sequel is scheduled to haunt theaters on October 12th, 2018, so if all goes according to plan we'll have a new Goosebumps movie and a new Halloween film to look forward to this Halloween season. Like the first film, the sequel is based on R.L. Stine's Goosebumps book series, which originally ran from 1992–1997 and still continues with new releases today.

Variety previously reported that Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ken Jeong, and Chris Parnell had been cast in the Goosebumpssequel. The trio of comedic actors join a cast that already included Madison Iseman (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Ben O’Brien (Manchester by the Sea), Caleel Harris (Castle Rock), and Jeremy Ray Taylor (2017's IT).

"Halloween comes to life in a brand-new comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine's 400-million-selling series of books. The film is directed by Ari Sandel, written by Rob Lieber, and produced by Deborah Forte and Neal H. Moritz."

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    About the Author - Derek Anderson

    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.