When Is Goosebumps Coming Out on Disney+?

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Goosebumps monsters in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
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It's official! A new Goosebumps live-action reboot will be making its way to Disney+ in 2023. This isn't the first time we're hearing news about the show. But we're finally getting a glimpse of the first actor that will be part of the series.

The Goosebumps reboot will be written and directed by Nick Stoller and Rob Letterman. The two were also involved in the same roles in the Jack Black-led movies.

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This isn't the first time R.L. Stine's novels are adapted into a series. Apart from two feature films, there was an anthology TV series that aired between 1996 and 1998. The show had a total of 74 episodes before finally getting cancelled. Here's what we know about the upcoming Disney+ series.

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When Will Goosebumps Be On Disney+?

Goosebumps' Slappy the Dummy in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
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As of this writing, a release date for Goosebumps has not yet been announced since the show is set to begin filming in Vancouver, BC, Canada on October 18th. They expect filming to continue until at least early 2023. With this timeframe, it's possible that the new series won't get released until late 2023.

Disney has ordered a 10-episode series for the new Goosebumps reboot.

What Will Goosebumps Story Be About?

Chip and Hap in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
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As explained in its official logline, Goosebumps "follows a group of five high schoolers who unleash supernatural forces upon their town and must all work together -- thanks to and in spite of their friendships, rivalries and pasts with each other -- in order to save it, learning much about their own parents'  teenage secrets in the process."

Disney Branded Television reveals the new show is influenced by five of Stine's most popular books from the series.

How Many Goosebumps Books Are There?

R.L. Stine's journal in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
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There are a total of 62 books in the original Goosebumps series written by R.L. Stine and published by Scholastic between 1992-1997. After these books became famous, there have been a number of spin-off series that Stine continued to work on. To date, there has been over 400 million Goosebumps books sold, which makes it one of the best-selling series of all time.

Who Is Part of Goosebumps Cast?

2 kids outside R.L. Stine's house in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
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So far, the only cast member that has been announced is Justin Long, who will play the role of new schoolteacher, Nathan Bratt. The release reveals that in the series, Bratt develops a connection to an ancient supernatural murder.

We don't know yet whether Jack Black will be part of the new series.

Is There a Trailer for the New Goosebumps Series?

Haunted Halloween Book in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
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There is no available trailer yet for the new Goosebumps series. We'll update this post once a trailer becomes available.

In the meantime, here's the trailer for the second Goosebumps movie:

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