Darren Lemke Boards Goosebumps Adaptation

The film announced for development back in 2008, Columbia Pictures has found a new screenwriter for their feature adaptation of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series. The Hollywood Reporter says that Jack the Giant Killer writer Darren Lemke has been brought aboard the project.

Screenwriters Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander (1408) previously worked on adapting the material before Carl Ellsworth (Disturbia) was brought on board in 2010.

Neal Moritz is producing the film through his Original Film banner with Deborah Forte of Scholastic Entertainment.

The “Goosebumps” series have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide, second only to the “Harry Potter” series in total sales.

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