Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was a compelling cavalcade of phobias and monstrosities, however there’s loads of room for a sequel to up the ante. And it seems that sequel continues to be taking place, and seeking to be much more trustworthy to the supply materials.
Speaking to Collider, director André Øvredal spoke concerning the ongoing work on adapting the e-book collection right into a second movie, emphasizing the problem of manufacturing throughout the pandemic and the ambitions they’re aiming to satisfy with the sequel.
“Manufacturing-wise we’re in a holding sample, however probably not as a result of we’re simply growing the story and the script, which is a time consuming course of as a result of there’s no level in making a sequel to that film except it’s elevated and it’s nice and it’s ideally higher than the primary film,” Øvredal stated.
Persevering with, he defined that one massive emphasis in that ongoing improvement is the world and visible fashion of the unique youngsters’s books, and specifically the haunting, visually placing illustrations by Stephen Gammell. His artwork work and the inspiration it offered was a part of what makes Scary Tales as a collection work.
“I realized a lot on Scary Tales, but additionally about Scary Tales and I do assume we’ll faucet much more into Gammell’s visible world within the sequel than we did within the first film,” the director stated.
If that’s the case, it’s sure to be for the higher.
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