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'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' heads for the big screen

04 December 2013 09:05 pm | Team

MUMBAI: Alvin Schwartz’s classic spooky tale collection, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, can soon be watched as a film. Reportedly, after a competitive bidding for the project, some of the scariest short stories will be adapted in to screenplay.

Sean Daniel, one of the producers of The Mummy franchise along with Jason Brown of Sean Daniel Company and Elizabeth Grave of 1212 Entertainment will produce the film.

CBS Films has got the rights for the film. Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, who are known for their Saw horror movies, will be writing the screenplay of the movie.

The book was initially published in 1981 and went on to sell seven million copies.