The one thing everybody remembers is that-despite being aimed at children- Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark novels never pulled any punches when it came to graphic descriptions of horror. And even worse, Stephen Gammell’s gnarly illustrations are forever burned into the minds of any horror kids who grew up in the eighties and beyond! The series is finally being adapted into a movie, and today’s new trailer proves that the franchise hasn’t lost any of its edge in the transition from print to screen!
IFC Midnight has picked up the U.S. rights to The Autopsy of Jane Doe, directed by Andre Ovredal (Troll Hunter). It is his first English-language film. Emile Hirsch stars in the film from IM Global. The story centers around a father and son coroner team who are sent a Jane Doe, who is the victim of a mysterious homicide. As they try to identify her, they find increasingly bizarre clues to her terrifying secrets.
The film, which also stars Brian Cox and Ophelia Lovibond, was written by Ian B. Goldberg. Fred Berger, Eric Garcia, Ben Pugh and Rory Aitken of 42 are producing, while IM Global’s Stuart Ford, Matt Jackson and Steven Squillante are executive producing. read more