*Updated with comments from writer Gary Dauberman
* It's time to make sure your Midnight Society membership card is still valid, because an Are You Afraid of the Dark? film is reportedly in the works.
According to The Tracking Board, the Paramount Pictures
division Paramount Players has hired Gary Dauberman
to write a screenplay for a movie based on the Are You Afraid of the Dark? anthology TV series that aired on Nickelodeon from 1992–1996 (after premiering in Canada in 1990) before being revived for new episodes in 1999–2000.
After writing a new draft of the screenplay for the 2017 It movie, Dauberman was hired by New Line Cinema
to write the sequel, and he also wrote The Nun
movie for James Wan
's interconnected Conjuring cinematic universe. In addition to writing the screenplay, Dauberman will also produce the Are You Afraid of the Dark? film alongside Matt Kaplan
While specific plot details have yet to be revealed,