First Trailer for Rob Letterman's 'Goosebumps' Movie with Jack Black

July 8, 2015

Goosebumps Movie

"You've just released every monster I've ever created!" Sony has debuted the first official trailer for Rob Letterman's Goosebumps movie, adapted from the beloved children's horror book series by R.L. Stine. We've been hearing about this one for a while, since it actually showed up at Comic-Con last year, but this is the first trailer showing us some finished footage. This definitely looks like it was made for kids, with the various monsters looking a bit cartoon-y, likely on purpose. Jack Black stars as the author R.L. Stine, with a cast including Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Ryan Lee, Jillian Bell. I like the Jumanji aspect with the books, the more monsters on the loose the better. This looks like it might be fun. Might be…

Here's the first official trailer for Rob Letterman's Goosebumps, direct from Sony's YouTube:


In his new neighborhood, teen Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) meets the beautiful girl next door, Hannah (Odeya Rush). But then Zach learns Hannah's father is R.L. Stine (Jack Black), the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. It turns out that there is a reason why Stine is so strange: he is a prisoner of his own imagination. The monsters in his books are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. When Zach unintentionally unleashes the monsters from their manuscripts and they begin to terrorize the town, it’s up t them to get the monsters back in the books where they belong. Rob Letterman (Gulliver's Travels) directs the film which Columbia Pictures releases this fall starting on October 16th.

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Soooo Goosebumps is a Goosebumps comedy about Goosebumps books coming to life...but not actually based on Goosebumps....sorta like Pixels instead of a Pacman movie. Got it.

Danimal on Jul 8, 2015


The faces on the Ken Burns characters at the end of the trailer are a bit like mine after watching that.

Carpola on Jul 8, 2015


Looks retarded. The McLovin knockoff's cracked-voice scream at 1:10 made me stop the video.

txJM on Jul 8, 2015


I gave it until 1:38 before stopping the video

cg on Jul 8, 2015


this seems like the logical way to cover all goosebumps stories

Jon Odishaw on Jul 8, 2015



TheOct8pus on Jul 8, 2015


Sure. Cheapen another beloved children's literary series with endlessly lame and joyless slapstick humor and pratfalls. With incredibly creative strokes of genius like this, I'm wondering why less people than ever are going to the movies. Also...Bring back the actor Jack Black. You know, like from Bernie.

Movie Bear on Jul 8, 2015


It all depends on my kid. Other than that: nope ...

shiboleth on Jul 8, 2015


It's too bad Hollywood doesn't have an original bone in it's body anymore, but, this will make a SH*T ton of money.

RAW_D on Jul 8, 2015


My eight year old self would be pissed the trailer didn't have a hint of spookiness or a dose of feeling scared. That what was so great about the books and the TV show...they were made for kids, to give you a fright but not so much to give you nightmares. And the stories were pretty good. This trailer makes the movie seem so goofy and silly, it really upsets me.

JBroti on Jul 8, 2015


Meh. I would have sold my soul for this when I was in elementary school, but now I am too old to find this good. Kind of like ADVENTURE TIME. I hope it finds its audience though.

DAVIDPD on Jul 8, 2015


Adventure Time is better than this guff. It actually has a story. πŸ™‚

Carpola on Jul 9, 2015


I am sure it is. I just can't get into it. Something about just rubs me the wrong way. Kind of like those "crazy" people who can't stand cilantro.

DAVIDPD on Jul 9, 2015


My son is called Finn, so maybe that's why I got so into it, but also I think how the cartoons are made and the system of the creation is great. It seems to have revolutionised the cartoon industry a little with it being way more creator driven instead of the constant test screen boredom of someone like Disney or Pixar. I do get why folk don't like it though. I'm going to try cilantro and get back to you. πŸ˜‰

Carpola on Jul 9, 2015


Haha! I will await your response! I respect the show and its greatness, I just can't seem to watch it for the life of me. I know if I was still a child I would love the SHIT out of it though.

DAVIDPD on Jul 9, 2015


If Disney made Cabin in the woods. It would be this.,

Dhiram on Jul 9, 2015


Utter crap. Looks very generic and lame. Where are the horror aspects, they turned it into a corny slapstick comedy.

Firefly15 on Jul 9, 2015


So....Pixels but with monsters, yeah I'm not wasting my money on another Sony Pictures crapfest.

Blue42 on Jul 9, 2015


This looks terrible. The kid with the buck teeth looks annoying as f-ck.

Blue42 on Jul 9, 2015



Why? on Jul 10, 2015


looks awful !

Miguel Garay Boszeta on Jul 10, 2015



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