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Goosebumps Coming To The Big Screen!

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This could either be really epic or really lame. Our 11-year-old self is praying for the former.

In the 90s, if you weren't carrying around a copy of R.L. Stine's Goosebumps, you might as well be invisible. No really, you didn't matter if you weren't engrossed in the stories of Cold Lake, Horrorland or that deranged evil snowman!

The books spawned a TV show, which was decent, but fans of the series have been waiting almost a decade for word that a movie would be made based on the franchise. Today, consider your prayers answered.

Columbia Pictures has settled on a scribe to pen the mildy-horrifying kid's flick. Screenwriter Carl Ellsworth, whose other works include Red Dawn and Disturbia, will be given the honor of melding an awesome collection of mystery and horror stories into one movie.

That's a pretty solid sounding resume to us! Get moving Carl! We're ready to be in for a scare!

Are U excited about Goosebumps getting the movie treatment?

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28 comments to “Goosebumps Coming To The Big Screen!”

  1. 1

    this sounds fun. i remember reading the books and watching the show in the 90s. the piano one freaked me out, because i grew up playing piano so was convinced i could hear it in the middle of the night!

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    Hope they don't ruin it! I loved those books as a kid.

  4. 4

    You were at least 14 when Goosebumps came out P. Seems a little old to be reading books targeted towards 9 and 10 year olds. You should have been reading Fear Street instead…much better series and a little more on par for a 14 year old

  5. 5

    Anyone remember Point Horror books?
    They were consider more 'grown up' and were the much more popular choice in England during my school years.

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    Anyone remember Point Horror books?
    They were consider more 'grown up' than the Ghoosebumps books and were the much more popular choice in England during my school years.

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  8. 8

    OMG….my soon-to-be 13yo LOVES goosebumps!! Can't wait to tell him this! :)

  9. 9

    They should do a "Fear Street" one.

  10. 10

    So exciting!! Loved the books and the TV show - hope they do it some justice!

  11. 11

    I used to love those books, when I was younger. Now at my 20 when I tried to read some of them again I was really bored. I guess it's only for young teenagers then.I liked the series more.Here in Grece it aired weekend mornings! does anyone rember???

  12. 12

    i cant wait 2 see it! :)

  13. 13

    My six and four year old brothers love watching the old TV show and reading the books, they'll be so excited if this happens! (And me too ;D)

  14. 14

    I LOVED Goosebumps and I still do!

  15. 15

    OMG! I loved these books as a kid…

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    I loved those books!!

  17. 17

    yay! i luv that show!

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    omg I am so excited! The 90s were my childhood and I had so many goosebumps books and watched the show so much.

    V.v. excited!

  19. 19

    loved the goosebumps books!! heres to hoping the movies do the book/tv show some justice!

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    I remember reading these books when I was younger. Such memories. Now coming to the big screen? Can't wait! Hopefully they don't ruin it. Great books.

  21. 21

    disturbia was horrible so lets hope this movie is better. loved the books. r.l. stine is the shit.

  22. 22

    never read goosebumps but fear street series i read almost every one until i started to grow out of them. like 40-50 books. obsessed.

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    I'll definitely watch it! I love to be reminded of my childhood memories..where everything was so good and fun. Sigh..I miss being a child.

  24. 24

    omg this could be sooo good! Please don't mess this up!! I LOVED reading these books when I was younger. I think I read every single one ever written lol

  25. 25

    wow getting desperate for ideas hwood? recycle the entire 80s and now the 90s too cause it was sooo long ago

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    DO IT! =] =]

  27. 27

    Aww, I LOVED these books as a kid, read these all the time.. Still own them all!
    I can't wait to see what they'll make of them hope it will be epic, and they don't ruin it..

  28. 28

    OH MY GOD, just remembered my favorite ones, the ones with the kids on the island! R.L. Stine wrote like 3 of them or something? My absolute favorite Goosebumps books!
    And yeah, the one in that themepark/horrorland was awesome.. And the one with the boy who bought the slime which kept expanding! And the one with the plants in the basement!
    Some of them were so scary! Or, well, I though so when I was a kid, read them since I was like 6 years old…
    This is amazing news! Thanks Mario!