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‘Goosebumps’ Trailer Starring Jack Black

‘Goosebumps’ Trailer Starring Jack Black

The witching hour is upon us! Columbia Pictures has finally unveiled the first trailer for the long-anticipated family horror comedy Goosebumps! And it's everything we could have dreamed of, and more (if our dreams were nightmares)! In theaters just in time for Halloween, Jack Black stars as world famous author R.L. Stine, who must battle the evil creatures that live inside his brain.

Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah (Odeya Rush), living right next door. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach's comes when he learns that Hannah has a mysterious dad who is revealed to be R.L. Stine, the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. It turns out that there is a reason why Stine is so strange...He is a prisoner of his own imagination - the monsters that his books made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books.

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Comic-Con: ‘Goosebumps’ Movie Panel Video and Jack Black Interview

Comic-Con: ‘Goosebumps’ Movie Panel Video and Jack Black Interview

Jack Black channeled iconic horror author R.L. Stine at Comic-Con yesterday, bringing his gruesomely funny Goosebumps to Hall H, where he showed off the first footage from this comic horror caper. We have highlights from the panel, as well as an interview with Jack Black and director Rob Letterman, whom he reunites with after working together on 2010's Gulliver's Travels.

In Goosebumps, upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah, living right next door. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach's comes when he learns that Hannah has a mysterious dad who is revealed to be R. L. Stine, the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. It turns out that there is a reason why Stine is so strange... he is a prisoner of his own imagination - the monsters that his books made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. When Zach unintentionally unleashes the monsters from their manuscripts and they begin to terrorize the town, it's suddenly up to Stine, Zach, and Hannah to get all of them back in the books where they belong.

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3 New ‘Goosebumps’ Photos Find Jack Black Battling Monsters

3 New ‘Goosebumps’ Photos Find Jack Black Battling Monsters

Goosebumps is ready to storm the San Diego convention center this weekend for Comic-Con 2014, but first, we get a sneak preview courtesy of USA TODAY, who bring a second look at Jack Black as famous children's horror novelist R.L. Stine. Check out three new images, which find R.L. battling monsters, vampires and Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy. Then read on for more information about this horror comedy and its presence at this year's SDCC.

Fans will get a sneak peek at Goosebumps this weekend when it brings the first footage to the convention center. The movie just wrapped production this past Friday, so everything will still be fresh in the minds of the filmmakers as they discuss the challenges of bringing R.L. Stine's mega-popular book series to the big screen.

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First Look at Jack Black as R.L. Stine in ‘Goosebumps’

First Look at Jack Black as R.L. Stine in ‘Goosebumps’

Jack Black is set to bring children's author R.L. Stine to life on the big screen, but we should expect a heightened take on the legendary writer, portrayed in Goosebumps with a little bit of the comedian's trademarked flair. Entertainment Weekly has our first look at Jack Black in costume as he prepares to battle some of the ghoulish creatures found in the author's most famous works.

In Goosebumps, R.L. Stine's new teenage neighbor unexpectedly brings the author's most horrifying creations to life, and its up to Stine's daughter Hannah to help ensure the capture of these monsters, who have started to run amok on a small town.

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‘Goosebumps’ Starring Jack Black Begins Shooting in Georgia

‘Goosebumps’ Starring Jack Black Begins Shooting in Georgia

Principal photography has commenced on Goosebumps, starring Jack Black. Rob Letterman directs the film from a screenplay by Darren Lemke and Mike White and a story by Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski and Darren Lemke, based on the Goosebumps book series published by Scholastic and written by R.L. Stine. The producers are Neal H. Moritz and Deborah Forte. Executive producers are Bill Bannerman and Tania Landau. The film will be released on March 23, 2016.

Also starring in Goosebumps are Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Jillian Bell, and Ken Marino.

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Jack Black and James Marsden Join ‘The D-Train’

Jack Black and James Marsden Join ‘The D-Train’

Jack Black and James Marsden have signed on to star in the upcoming indie comedy The D-Train.

The story centers on a high school reunion committee chairman (Jack Black), who is still struggling for acceptance following his high school days. He sets off on a journey to Los Angeles to try and convince his most popular classmate (James Marsden), a failed actor now working in commercials, to attend their 20 year reunion. Mike White, who wrote the screenplay, co-stars as the man who was Jack Black's character's only friend in high school. Nat Faxon is in negotiations to join the cast in an unspecified role.

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‘Goosebumps’ Eyes Jack Black for the Lead

‘Goosebumps’ Eyes Jack Black for the Lead

Jack Black is in negotiations to star in the gestating Goosebumps adaptation. If a deal is finalized, the actor will reunite with his Gulliver's Travels and Shark Tale director Rob Letterman, who signed on to direct in March.

The actor will play an author modeled after Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine, whose characters literally come to life, forcing him to hide from his own creations.

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Jack Black Joins ‘Sex Tape’

Jack Black Joins ‘Sex Tape’

Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz, and Rob Corddry star in director Jake Kasdan's comedy about a married couple who lose the sex tape they made the night before.