Brave, smart kids save their town in ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’

Following the huge success of the first Goosebumps film, the filmmakers behind Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween decided that instead of limiting themselves to the stories in the 200 books in the Goosebumps library, they would bring an original story to the screen, an adventure inspired by the cherished series. The story begins with three regularContinue reading “Brave, smart kids save their town in ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’”

Monsters come alive in family adventure ‘Goosebumps’

Opposite Jack Black, the filmmakers of Columbia Pictures’ family comedy Goosebumps cast so many of author R.L. Stine’s famous monster creations. The film brings the Goosebumps book series to life on the big screen for the first time, starring Black as the famed writer. Whenever possible, the filmmakers created a practical creature out of make-upContinue reading “Monsters come alive in family adventure ‘Goosebumps’”

Jack Black plays fictional version of real-life author in ‘Goosebumps’

At the center of Columbia Pictures’ new adventure comedy Goosebumps is top comic actor Jack Black (“Kung Fu Panda,” “King Kong”) in the role of R.L. Stine, real-life author of the hugely popular book series, Goosebumps. The film brings the Goosebumps series to life on the big screen for the first time, combining dozens ofContinue reading “Jack Black plays fictional version of real-life author in ‘Goosebumps’”

Teen actress Odeya Rush takes on ghouls, zombies in ‘Goosebumps’

When Odeya Rush’s breakout movie “The Giver” opened last year, her brothers headed straight down to the cinema. They queued up and got their tickets and prepared for a night of fun. This might not sound all that surprising — until one considers the fact that they chose to watch “Let’s Be Cops,” a raucousContinue reading “Teen actress Odeya Rush takes on ghouls, zombies in ‘Goosebumps’”

‘Goosebumps’ star Dylan Minnette, from reader to actor

For Dylan Minnette, landing a leading role in Columbia Pictures’ Goosebumps movie was a dream come true. The 18-year-old actor grew up an avid reader of the Goosebumps books, written by best-selling children’s author R.L. Stine, and now features as the young male lead in the big-screen adaptation, starring opposite Jack Black.