Are You Afraid Of The Dark? from Nickelodeon will be scaring everyone October 11th, 18th and 25th with the three part limited series event. The new show based on the original show in the 90s is “reimagined” for a whole new generation of children (and parents) to get scared over. The show ill follow the new Midnight Society as they tell us a tale of Mr. Tophat the evil ringmaster and the Carnival of Doom.
The new members of the Midnight Society are Rachel (Lyliana Wray), Gavin (Sam Ashe Arnold), Akiko (Miya Cech), Graham (Jeremy Taylor) and Louise (Tamara Smart) with the Carnival of Doom’s ringmaster, Mr. Tophat, played by Rafael Casal. We are so loooking forward to being scared, in a good way, with the new three part Are You Afraid Of The Dark? on Nickelodeon.
The trailer for Are You Afraid Of The Dark? is below, and our whole family is ready to sit down and watch these episodes together. We are glad they decided for a Friday night release so we can watch them when it gets dark out. The trailer looks scary, point blank, this is going to be a fun time.
NICKELODEON REVEALS PREMIERE DATE AND TRAILER FOR RETURN OF ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?
Part One of Three-Part Limited Series Event Premieres Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
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Nickelodeon is preparing for the return of The Midnight Society with the all-new Are You Afraid of the Dark? three-part limited series event. Based on the ‘90s kids’ cult classic, and reimagined for a new generation, part one of Are You Afraid of the Dark? will debut on Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT), with parts two and three to follow Oct. 18, and Oct. 25, respectively.
Across the three hour-long episodes, Are You Afraid of the Dark? will follow members of an entirely new Midnight Society, who tell a terrifying tale of the Carnival of Doom and its evil ringmaster Mr. Tophat, only to witness the shocking story come frightfully to life. In the just-released trailer, viewers meet the new members of the Midnight Society, get a glimpse at the uncertainty that awaits and prepare for an adventure beyond their wildest nightmares.
The new members of the Midnight Society are: Rachel, played by Lyliana Wray (Top Gun: Maverick); 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 BenDavid 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.
One of the Nickelodeon’s most iconic series from the ‘90s, the original Are You Afraid of the Dark? delivered riveting stories of horror to young audiences, all from a kid’s perspective. Are You Afraid of the Dark? is owned by DHX and was created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel, who are also executive producers on the project.