Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2: Release Date, Cast and Plot

Listening to or watching thrilling pieces of stories is beyond fascinating. The chills down the spine with a continuous mystery are fun to witness and experience. This is why the horror genre is one of the top watched and heard genres of all time. Great artworks under the genre have been created for ages. One such piece of work is ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.’

It revolves around a trio group that happens to bully a character named Tommy and his friends. They then chase the trio and find a car in the way which is of someone named Ramon. Later, all of them explore a haunted house nearby. 

The story picks up several stories ahead and ends up with a great twist. It is definitely mind-bending as well as extremely scary. The film has gained huge appreciation across the world, especially with the reviews. People loved the great storyline along with numerous brilliant performances both done by the on-screen and the off-screen people.  

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Directed by André Øvredal
Screenplay by Dan Hageman

Kevin Hageman

Story by
  • Guillermo del Toro
  • Patrick Melton
  • Marcus Dunstan
Based on Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

by Alvin Schwartz

Produced by
  • Guillermo del Toro
  • Sean Daniel
  • Jason F. Brown
  • J. Miles Dale
  • Elizabeth Grave
  • Zoe Colletti
  • Michael Garza
  • Gabriel Rush
  • Austin Abrams
  • Dean Norris
  • Gil Bellows
  • Lorraine Toussaint
Cinematography Roman Osin
Edited by Patrick Larsgaard
Music by
  • Marco Beltrami
  • Anna Drubich


  • CBS Films
  • Entertainment One
  • 1212 Entertainment
  • Double Dare You Productions
  • Sean Daniel Company
Distributed by
  • Lionsgate (United States)
  • Entertainment One (Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Benelux and Spain)[1]
Release date
  • August 9, 2019 (United States)
Running time 108 minutes
  • United States
  • Canada
Language English
Box office $106 million

The Cast & Crew of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 

Released in the year 2019, the film has a lot to offer. It is directed by Andre Ovredal and is based on a book series written especially for children. For the film, the rewriting is done by a set of 3 writers- Guillermo del Toro, Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. The producers of the film include Mr. Guillermo himself, Sean Daniel, Jason F. Brown, J. Miles Dale and Elizabeth Grave. It stars Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Zajur, Natalie Ganzhorn, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, and Lorraine Toussaint. The music is given by Marco Beltrami and Anna Drubich while the great cinematography was done by Roman Osin.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2 Release Date: When is it?

Coming to the sequel of the film, there isn’t much information out right now. Some articles and news reports confirm the making of the film along with major websites. While some articles state that it may not happen anytime soon as the release date was expected to be somewhere in 2020 or 2021. An official confirmation seems to be present nowhere as of now. There is no first look, teaser or trailer out yet. Naturally, there is no information about the plot as well as the star cast yet either.

With the pandemic already being the hurdle for the makers in 2020, it is expected that they might need a bit of time to forge the creation of the sequel. Based on this fact, it can be assumed that the movie might come out in fall 2022 or in the coming years ahead.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2 Cast

The Kids

  • Zoe Colletti as Stella Nicholls
  • Michael Garza as Ramón Rodriguez
  • Gabriel Rush as August “Auggie” Hilderbrandt
  • Austin Zajur as Charlie “Chuck” Steinberg
  • Natalie Ganzhorn as Ruth “Ruthie” Steinberg
  • Austin Abrams as Tommy Milner

Mill Valley Townspeople

  • Dean Norris as Roy Nicholls
  • Gil Bellows as Police Chief Turner
  • Lorraine Toussaint as Louise “Lou Lou” Baptiste
    • Ajanae Stephenson as Young Louise Baptiste
  • Marie Ward as Mrs. Hilderbrandt
  • Deborah Pollitt as Mrs. Steinberg
  • Matt Smith as Mr. Steinberg
  • Karen Glave as Claire Baptiste
  • Kyle Labine as Deputy Hobbs
  • Victoria Fodor as Mrs. Milner

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2: What to expect?

Plot details for the upcoming sequel are unknown. However, the first film gained huge appreciation, the makers already have a responsibility of creating something up to a similar level or maybe more than that. With the huge success of the first film, it is obvious to gather some good time for the sequel as well.

On the other hand, it is also obvious to wait impatiently as this audio-visual treat has been really good. But being patient and awaiting another great piece of cinema is the only option left as of now to do. Until then, enjoy the amazing artworks under the horror and thriller genres of all time with your friends and family.

We will update this post over time when new updates are out. Till then stay tuned!

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