A new teaser for the reboot of Nickelodeon’s ‘Are You Afraid
of the Dark?’ hints at a more terrifying series. Watch the teaser
below. (Photo Credit: Nickelodeon)
Things are getting sinister at Nickelodeon. The kids network
dropped a teaser for its upcoming reboot of the 90s horror-fantasy
Are You Afraid of the Dark? and it looks set to scare a new
generation of viewers with a darker, more frightening than the
The teaser trailer, via a first look from
Entertainment Weekly, features a new group of kids gathered
around an eerie campfire, submitting scary stories for the approval
of the Midnight Society.
The reboot will premiere in October (the best month for a new
horror series, of course), with three hour-long episodes about the
new Midnight Society kids, who gather to tell the creepy story of
Carnival of Doom. But just as the teaser trailer hints with
terrifying vissions of the ringmaster, the events of the tale soon
begin coming to life.
According to the Wrap, the new members of the Midnight Society
are: Gavin, played by Sam Ashe Arnold (Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.);
Akiko, played by Miya Cech (Rim of the World); Louise, played by
Tamara Smart (Artemis Fowl); Graham, played by Jeremy Ray Taylor
(It, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween); and Rachel, played by
Lyliana Wray (Black-ish). The Carnival of Doom’s ringmaster, Mr.
Tophat, is played by Rafael Casal (Blindspotting).
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