R.L. Stine not too long ago shared some thrilling updates on the Concern Road franchise, indicating that extra motion pictures are doubtless within the works. Throughout an interview with Rolling Stone, he expressed his shock on the enduring success of Goosebumps and hinted on the continuation of the Concern Road collection:
“I’ve completed every little thing you’ll be able to consider, and it’s all up to now past what I ever dreamed. After we began out, I mentioned, ‘Let’s do two or three [Goosebumps books].’ I by no means dreamed that it will final this lengthy. It’s all a giant shock to me. I’m excited to have a brand new TV present going [Disney+’s Goosebumps], and we’ll in all probability do extra Concern Road motion pictures too, and you realize, that’s a thrill for me.”
Stine, recognized for his Goosebumps collection, expressed his pleasure concerning the sudden success of the Concern Road motion pictures on Netflix. The earlier movies, which had been R-rated—a departure for Stine—carried out nicely, resulting in hypothesis about extra Concern Road initiatives. The director, Leigh Janiak, envisions a horror cinematic universe akin to Marvel:
“One of many thrilling issues about ‘Concern Road’ is the truth that the universe is massive and permits for lots of house. One of many issues that I talked about earlier than I used to be employed was that we’ve got a possible right here to create a horror Marvel [Cinematic Universe], the place you’ll be able to have slasher killers from numerous totally different eras.”
Janiak hopes to develop the Concern Road universe, exploring trilogies, stand-alones, and even the potential of TV diversifications. The movies, primarily based on Stine’s novels set within the eerie city of Shadyside, had been launched over three weeks, every contributing to a chilling narrative. The trilogy spans totally different time durations, with the 1994 installment revealing a gaggle of teenagers discovering a sinister connection to the city’s darkish historical past. The following movies, set in 1978 and 1666, unravel mysteries and horrors that tie the city’s previous to its current.
The success of the Concern Road motion pictures has sparked discussions concerning the potential for extra, with Janiak envisioning a dynamic and expansive universe that captivates audiences throughout numerous platforms.