Re-imagined for a new generation, Nickelodeon’s all-new version of ‘90’s kids’ cult classic “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” arrives on DVD Tuesday, August 11, 2020, from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon Home Entertainment. To celebrate the release, one lucky Horror Fuel reader will win their own copy!
The three-part limited series follows members of an entirely new Midnight Society, who tell a terrifying tale of the Carnival of Doom and its evil ringmaster Mr. Top Hat, only to witness the shocking story come frightfully to life and prepare for an adventure beyond their wildest nightmares.
A must-own for fans of the classic series, as well as those new to the franchise, the Are You Afraid of the Dark? DVD also includes three fan-favorite episodes from the original series and will be available for the suggested retail price of $13.99.
The new members of the Midnight Society are Rachel, played by Lyliana Wray (Top Gun: Maverick, Black-ish); Gavin, played by Sam Ashe Arnold (Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.); Akiko, played by Miya Cech (Rim of the World, Always Be My Maybe); Graham, played by Jeremy Taylor (IT: Chapter Two, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween); and Louise, played by Tamara Smart (Artemis Fowl, The Worst Witch). The Carnival of Doom’s ringmaster, Mr. Tophat, is played by Rafael Casal (Blindspotting).
Are You Afraid of the Dark? is produced by ACE Entertainment (To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Perfect Date) with ACE founder Matt Kaplan and Spencer Berman serving as executive producers. The series is written by Ben David Grabinski (Skiptrace, Happily) and directed by Dean Israelite (Power Rangers movie, Project Almanac), both of whom are also executive producers. Chris Foss is also an executive producer.
Nickelodeon’s “Are You Afraid of the Dark?“, a three-part reboot of the hit ‘90s series was 2019’s number-one co-viewed show across all TV and each of the three installments won their time slot, ranking as the number-one live-action series on basic cable with Kids 2-11, 6-11 and tweens 9-14.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Episodes:
- Part One: Submitted For Approval
- Part Two: Opening Night
- Part Three: Destroy All Tophats
Special Features (US only):
- Original Series Season 1, Episode 2: The Tale of Laughing in the Dark
- Original Series Season 4, Episode 8: The Tale of the Ghastly Grinner
- Original Series Season 5, Episode 1: The Tale of the Dead Man’s Float
Here’s how to enter to win:
- Like, share and comment where you see this post
- Use the hashtags #AreYouAfraidOfThe Dark #HorrorFuel
- Must be 18 to enter and live in the US
Winner announced August 11th.