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Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Mini-Series 2019– ) Poster

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There are numerous references to classic horror and genre movies and filmmakers throughout the series:
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On November 13, 2017, it was announced that a film adaptation of the series was in the works at Paramount Players. IT writer Gary Dauberman was set to write the screenplay with Matt Kaplan producing and D.J. Caruso directing. The film was scheduled to be released on October 4, 2019. However, on February 27, 2019, Paramount removed the film from their schedule. On February 14, 2019, it was announced that the series would be revived for a limited time with a limited miniseries premiering on October 11, 2019. On June 10, 2019, the cast for the miniseries was announced with Sam Ashe Arnold as Gavin, Miya Cech as Akiko, Tamara Smart as Louise, Jeremy Ray Taylor as Graham and Lyliana Wray as Rachel as the new Midnight Society and Rafael Casal as The Carnival of Doom's ringmaster, Mr. Tophat.
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Nickelodeon released the trailer in September 2019 at Midnight EST on Friday the 13th.
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Reboot of the Nickelodeon series that ran from 1990 to 1996, and from 1999 to 2000.
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The Midnight Society's tradition of forcing an initiate to wear a burlap sack over their head to conceal the exact location of the campfire is a carryover from the original TV series.
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The role of Mr. Tophat was written with Rafael Casal in mind.
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Laura Bertram (Story Mother) appeared in 2 episodes of the original series: "The Tale of the Lonely Ghost" and "The Tale of the Mystical Mirror".
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The limited series is produced by ACE Entertainment, with ACE founder Matt Kaplan and Spencer Berman serving as executive producers. "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" is written by BenDavid Grabinski and directed by Dean Israelite, both of whom will also executive produce.
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