Though it left a lot to be desired, Troy Nixey’s take on the 1973 telefilm Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark will be hitting home just after the holidays. Will it play better on the small screen? We can only hope so.
From the Press Release
Katie Holmes (Batman Begins, Jack and Jill), Guy Pearce (The King’s Speech, HBO’s “Mildred Pierce”) and Bailee Madison (Just Go With It) star in Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, the frightening horror film from Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital January 3rd from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. When she moves in with her father (Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Holmes), Sally (Madison) starts to hear voices coming from creatures in the basement. Blu-ray and DVD bonus materials include the three-part making-of documentary that explores “The Story,” “Blackwood’s Mansion,” and “The Creatures.” Blu-ray exclusive features include a conceptual art gallery. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark will be available for $35.99 SRP (Blu-ray) and $30.99 SRP (DVD).
Directed by Troy Nixey from a screenplay by Guillermo Del Toro and Matthew Robbins and the teleplay by Nigel McKeand, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark was produced by Mark Johnson and Guillermo Del Toro.
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark has a running time of 99 minutes and is rated R for violence and terror.
Sally, a young girl, moves to Rhode Island to live with her father and his new girlfriend in the 19th century mansion they are restoring. While exploring the house, Sally starts to hear voices coming from creatures in the basement whose hidden agenda is to claim her as one of their own.
o “The Story”
o “Blackwood’s Mansion”
o “The Creatures”
Blu-Ray Exclusive Bonus Features Include:
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