New ‘Fear Street’ Movie within the Works at Netflix, R.L. Stine Says


A movie adaptation of R.L. Stine’s 1992 “Fear Street” novel “The Prom Queen” is in improvement at Netflix, the creator himself studies.

Stine took to X/Twitter on Saturday to share the information, writing, “Movie News: I can finally announce that a new ‘Fear Street’ movie is about to go into production for Netflix. It’s based on my ‘Fear Street’ book, ‘The Prom Queen.’ Good news!”

This would be the fourth “Fear Street” movie tailored from the e book collection after “Fear Street Part One: 1994,” “Fear Street Part Two: 1978” and “Fear Street Part Three: 1666.” Directed by Leigh Janiak, the trilogy was launched on Netflix over three back-to-back weeks in July 2021 and adopted a bunch of youngsters residing in Shadyside, Ohio, who uncover the haunting occasions that plague their city. “The Prom Queen” will characteristic a brand new solid of characters.

“A spring night…soft moonlight…five beautiful Prom Queen candidates…dancing couples at the Shadyside High prom — these should be the ingredients for romance. But stir in one brutal murder — then another, and another — and the recipe quickly turns to horror,” reads the e book description as per Stine’s official web site. “Lizzie McVay realizes that someone is murdering the five Prom Queen candidates one by one — and that she may be next on the list! Can she stop the murderer before the dance is over — for good?”

The first three “Fear Street” movies from Netflix obtained constructive evaluations, making it onto Variety’s “Best Horror Movies of 2021” record and receiving 84%, 87% and 88% critics’ scores on Rotten Tomatoes (for Parts 1, 2 and three, respectively).

“Taken on their own, any one of these films loosely based on R.L. Stine’s novels would be an above-average genre throwback,” wrote Michael Nordine in his evaluate of “Fear Street Part Three: 1666” and the “Fear Street” trilogy for Variety. “Together, they amount to one of the more involving horror series in recent memory.”


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