Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2011)

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Synopsis

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark centers on a young girl, sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend, who discovers sinister creatures that live underneath the stairs.

Comic book artist-writer Troy Nixey will make his feature directorial debut with the adaptation of ABC's 1973 cult classic. Del Toro is adapting Nigel McKeand's teleplay with Matthew Robbins, his writing partner on the 1997 horror film Mimic for Miramax's former genre label Dimension.

Directed by John Newland, the original telefilm gained a cult following through syndication and home video release.

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EXCLUSIVE: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Blackwood Manor Featurette

EXCLUSIVE: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Blackwood Manor Featurette

Go inside this house haunted by tooth eating demons in Troy Nixey's latest thriller, now playing nationwide.
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: The Help Repeats Atop the Box Office with $14.3 Million

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: The Help Repeats Atop the Box Office with $14.3 Million

Columbiana finishes in second place with $10.3 million and Don't Be Afraid of the Dark takes third place with $8.6 million.
BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Can The Help Take the Crown Again?

BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Can The Help Take the Crown Again?

Or will Don't Be Afraid of the Dark scare up enough audience members to reign as this weekend's champ?
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Red Band Trailer

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Red Band Trailer

We also have a new clip and a featurette on Bailee Madison from Troy Nixey's intense thriller about a family who moves into a house inhabited by demons.
EXCLUSIVE: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Cast & Crew Interviews

EXCLUSIVE: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Cast & Crew Interviews

Producer Guillermo del Toro is joined by Katie Holmes and Bailee Madison for a look at this chilling tale from director Troy Nixey.
CONTEST: Win Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Prizes

CONTEST: Win Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Prizes

We're giving away a tie-in book written by Guillermo del Toro, rubber ducks, bath salts, night lights, dental kits, and posters from this horror tale.
Two Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Clips

Two Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Clips

Guillermo del Toro writes and executive produces this horror tale about a young family who moves into a house haunted by monsters.
Two More Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Clips

Two More Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Clips

Katie Holmes and Guy Pierce play a loving couple who move their daughter into a house plagued by demonic creatures in Troy Nixey's remake.
Comic-Con 2011 Recap: 158 Exclusive Interviews, 135 Stories, and 308 Videos

Comic-Con 2011 Recap: 158 Exclusive Interviews, 135 Stories, and 308 Videos

Check out the hottest celebrity interviews, headlines and media from the year's most fan worthy convention.
SDCC 2011 EXCLUSIVE: Guy Pierce Talks Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

SDCC 2011 EXCLUSIVE: Guy Pierce Talks Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

The actor talks about his upcoming role in the horror film, plus we get a chance to talk with director Troy Nixey as well.
SDCC 2011: Preview Night and Thursday Comic-Con Schedule

SDCC 2011: Preview Night and Thursday Comic-Con Schedule

Preview Night attendees can watch the pilot episodes of Alcatraz, Person of Interest, The Secret Circle before the festivities kick off on Thursday.
Three Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Clips

Three Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Clips

A new image gallery also offers a fresh look at this horror remake from director Troy Nixey and producer Guillermo del Toro.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark International Poster

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark International Poster

Guillermo Del Toro presents Troy Nixey's scary remake that proves fear is never just make believe.
Second Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Trailer

Second Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Trailer

Guillermo del Toro produced this new haunted house thriller starring Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes, and Bailee Madison.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark International Trailer

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark International Trailer

Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes, and Bailee Madison star in this haunted-house thriller from producer Guillermo del Toro.
Second Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Poster

Second Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Poster

Troy Nixey directs this horror tale about a young girl who discovers evil creatures are living under her stairs.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Lands at FilmDistrict

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Lands at FilmDistrict

An August 12 release date is set for Guillermo del Toro's horror remake, which centers on a father and daughter who move into a haunted mansion.
The Debt and Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Delayed

The Debt and Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Delayed

Complications with Miramax's sale have brought release date changes for these movies starring Sam Worthington and Guy Pearce.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Trailer Arrives

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Trailer Arrives

Guillermo del Toro wrote and produced this horror film from director Troy Nixey.
SDCC 2010 EXCLUSIVE: Troy Nixey Talks Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

SDCC 2010 EXCLUSIVE: Troy Nixey Talks Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

The director discusses their upcoming horror tale about demonic creatures hiding in the night.
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