Jack Black returns in new Goosebumps 2 TV spot
Sony Pictures has released a brand new TV spot for their upcoming horror comedy sequel Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween featuring the return of an old friend in the form Goosebumps author R.L. Stine, portrayed by Jack Black. Despite previous reports that he wouldn’t reprise his role, you can find Black in the new TV spot in the player below!
Goosebumps 2 is a sequel to the hit film from 2015, Halloween comes to life in a brand-new comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine’s 400-million-selling series of books.
Cast members for the sequel include Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians), Wendi Mclendon-Covey (Bridesmaids), Chris Parnell (Hot Rod) Madison Iseman, Ben O’Brien, Caleel Harris, Jeremy Ray Taylor (IT), and Jack Black as the voice of Slappy. Ari Sandel directs the sequel from a script by screenwriter Darren Lemke (Turbo). Co-stars Dylan Minnette (Prisoners), Ryan Lee (Super 8) and Odeya Rush (The Giver) from the first movie are expected to return.
Based on Scholastic’s worldwide best-selling book series, with over 400 million copies in print, the first Goosebumps saw the magical monsters from the pages of the “Goosebumps” books unleashed on an unsuspecting on the town. The first film made $156.7 million on a $58 million budget, and hit #1 on the sales charts when it was released on home video.
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween will hit theaters on October 12.