First Images From Goosebumps Movie Appear Ahead of SDCC

An official movie poster is on display around the convention center perameter. The only known actor is Jack Black (School Of Rock, Nacho Libre) playing the real-life author of the popular adolesent horror book series. The following is an excerpt from the official press release:

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 (Jack Black), 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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The images are provided to show longtime fans how Columbia plans to remain faithful to the monsters that have graced the covers the Goosebump series for over 22 years

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The Goosebumps movie is set for release on August 17, 2015.