Disney+ is developing a live-action “Goosebumps’ TV series based on R.L. Stine‘s popular books. The streamer has given the show a 10-episode order.
According to Variety:
The series follows a group of five high schoolers who unleash supernatural forces upon their town and must all work together – thanks to and in spite of their friendships, rivalries, and pasts with each other – in order to save it, learning much about their own parents’ teenage secrets in the process.
Nick Stoller and Rob Letterman are attached as executive producers and writers for the series. Letterman will also direct the first episode.
Neal H. Moritz and Pavun Shetty of Original Film, Conor Welch of Stoller Global Solutions, and Iole Lucchese and Caitlin Friedman of Scholastic Entertainment are also executive producing.
Sony Pictures Television Studios will produce.
“Goosebumps” is one of the best-selling book series of all time. More than 400 million English-language copies of the books are now in print, plus international editions in 32 languages. There are now more than 200 “Goosebumps” books in total.
This will mark the second live-action show on Disney+ based on R.L. Stine’s books. The streamer premiered the “Just Beyond” series last October which was adapted from Stine’s graphic novels.