I don’t have any kids, so for me the blockbuster success of 2015’s Goosebumps feature film — which seemed to be going for a cross between the mega popular young adult horror novel series and Jumanji — was one of those “wait, seriously?” type things we experience more and more of as we get older. But now I’m prepared, and the new official trailer for the sequel, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, doesn’t catch me unawares.
Jack Black’s RL Stine is stuck behind his typewriter off-screen for this installment, but the star is coming back to reprise his role of Slappy, whoever that may be. And fans of the franchise will be pleased to know that even though Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween was originally slated for a buzzkill release in January, it’s now getting a very seasonally appropriate October 12th release date instead. Here’s the trailer:
Get more at the official Facebook page for Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween right here.