PHOENIX – Nickelodeon is rebooting the ’90s kid show Are You Afraid of the Dark with a new mini-series called the Midnight Society.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? –The beloved anthology series will return this October as a brand-new miniseries and follow new members of the Midnight Society as they gather around a campfire in the woods to share scary stories. The miniseries will coincide with the upcoming Are You Afraid of the Dark? theatrical movie from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Players’ and Nickelodeon Movies, in theaters October 2019.
Here is the cast list according to Deadline:
- Sam Ashe Arnold
- Miya Cech
- Tamara Smart
- Jeremy Taylor
- Lyliana Wray
- Rafael Casal
Are You Afraid of the Dark is a horror-fantast series that aired 1990-1996 and then again from 1999-2000. It originated in Canada and was picked up by Nickelodeon in 1991.
“We have a laser focus on who kids are today, and what they want, so we are making a wider variety of shows and series for them, and we’re working with brand-new kinds of talent and producers. We have a new creative team in place and a renewed energy that we’re harnessing to bring the buzz back to Nick.”Nickelodeon President Brian Robbins.
The mini-series is produced by ACE Entertainment and will air on Nickelodeon in October.