Little shivers is about to return, in a new attractive guise: television and serial.
After the 1995 TV series and the 2015 film with its 2018 sequel, the new adaptation of RL Stine’s novels, branded Disney+, will arrive next Friday 13 October. In the past few hours, the video has been released which previews what we will see in the highly anticipated teen horror genre show. You can watch the clip both in the video above and in the one at the bottom of this article, to get a taste of what awaits fans of the saga born from Stine’s pen.
The series of horror books for children written by the legendary Robert Lawrence Stine (known above all as RL Stine) will thus have a new version, once again on television (as already happened in the nineties). We also remind you that it is already available on Disney+ Just Beyondthe horror anthology TV series also based on the works of RL Stine.
The series Little shivers it will be made up of 10 episodes and will be released on Disney+ (also visible on Sky Glass, Sky Q and via the Now Smart Stick app) starting from Friday 13 October. The debut will see a launch of the first five episodes as part of the Disney+ Halloween collection, while the other five episodes will arrive in streaming on a weekly basis.
You can watch the trailer of the television series Little shivers in the video you find at the head and at the bottom of this article.
A new adaptation of the works of “Stephen King for children”
There is great anticipation for this new adaptation of the works of the man who is considered the “Stephen King for children”.
Little shivers It is one of the best-selling book series of all time, with over 400 million books in print in 32 languages. The new television series will draw from the five most popular children’s books, among which they are included Photos from the future, The cursed mask, The Clock of Destiny, Creeping Vengeance And The talking puppet.
The atmosphere is one of great mystery and suspense, as the trailer that you can see at the top and at the bottom of this article gives you a foretaste.
The plot follows a group of five high school kids who embark on a journey to investigate the tragic disappearance of a teenager named Harold Biddle thirty years ago. The investigations conducted by these young improvised detectives (but still very talented, as we will see) will also bring out dark secrets linked to their parents’ past.
The cast of the new series
Little shivers She is played by Justin Long (Barbarian) and Rachael Harris (Lucifer), together with the young Zack Morris (incredibly namesake of the protagonist of the legendary television series Saved by the bell – Bayside School. The actor has already worked, among others, in EastEnders), Isa Briones (Star Trek: Picard), Miles McKenna (Guilty Party), Ana Yi Puig (Gossip Girl) and Will Price (The Equalizer – The avenger).
Nicholas Stoller (The Muppets) and Rob Letterman (Pokémon: Detective Pikachu) developed the TV series and are executive producers. Hilary Winston (Community), Neal H. Moritz (the franchise of Fast & Furious), Iole Lucchese (Clifford – The big red dog), Pavun Shetty (The Boys), Conor Welch (Platonic), Caitlin Friedman (The Girl from Stillwater), Erin O’Malley (New Girl) and Kevin Murphy (Desperate Housewives) of Scholastic Entertainment, James Eagan (Legends of Tomorrow) and Nick Adams (BoJack Horseman) are co-executive producers.
Goosebumpsin Italian Little shiversis a legendary literary series
In English, in the original therefore since these are works by an American writer, it is titled Goosebumps. It is a popular children’s literary book series created by American author R.L. Stine. The series is known for its horror and fantasy genre books, designed for a target audience of teenage readers.
Publication began in the United States in 1992, continuing to achieve great success over the years.
Thanks to the scary content and gripping plots of Little shiversthe author RL Stine is idolized and compared to the King (in name and in fact) of literary horror: Stephen King.
The literary series is of an anthological type: each volume of the saga presents an independent plot, with adolescent protagonists who find themselves involved in supernatural situations with a high level of horror. The stories can range from the paranormal to classic horror, featuring monstrous creatures, ghosts, robots and much more.
A mention of the “dress” of these books is in order: the covers of Little shivers they became iconic thanks to their eye-catching graphics and bright colors, and were often the work of illustrator Tim Jacobus. The popularity of the novel series has led to the development of various television and film adaptations. A television series based on the books aired in the 1990s, while a film based on the series, titled Goosebumps – The Movie (complete with sequel).
Below you can watch the trailer for the television series Little shivers.