Straight from Deadline, Stranger Things star Sadie Sink has joined the Fear Street film trilogy.
Based off of R.L. Stine’s novel series of the same name, Fear Street hit shelves in 1989 and focused on a group teens who battled with supernatural and violent threats to their small town called Shadyside.
Along with Sink, the trilogy of films will star Benjamin Flores Jr. (Ride Along), Kiana Madeira and Olivia Welch. The three films will be directed by Leigh Janiak, whose credits include two episodes of MTV’s Scream series and the indie horror film Honeymoon, which starred Rose Leslie who is known for her role as Ygritte in Game of Thrones.
Breaking through in the second season of Stranger Things, her character, named Max, and Max’s brother Billy (Dacre Montgomery) entered the town of Hawkins and with the main cast of characters including Millie Bobbie Brown, Finn Wolfhard and Winona Ryder.
There are strong similarities between Fear Street and Stranger Things, including paranormal and horror elements along with taking inspiration from the 1980’s.
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