R.L. Stine’s ‘Zombie Town’ is now out on Hulu. What else to stream for spooky season

R.L. Stine’s ‘Zombie Town’ is now out on Hulu. What else to stream for spooky season

“Goosebumps” author R.L. Stine is making this spooky season one to remember. 

A movie based on Stine’s 2012 novel “Zombie Town” premiered Oct. 6 on Hulu.

The film, rated PG-13, follows a pair of friends, Amy and Mike, on their quest to save their town after an exclusive film reel unleashes a centuries old curse and turns every single viewer into a zombie. Together, they must track down the infamous filmmaker to save the world.

Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Henry Czerny, R.L. Stine, Madi Monroe, Marlon Kazadi all-star in the 1 hour and 32-minute movie. 

“Three-time Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award winner with book sales of over $500 million, R.L. Stine has a phenomenal track record of crafting stories that engage and entertain audiences,” Trimuse Entertainment founder and executive producer John Gillespie told The Hollywood Reporter last year. 

In addition to “Zombie Town” making its streaming service debut, Stine has a new “Goosebumps” television series available on Disney+, Hulu and Freeform on Oct. 13 and not to mention four books set to publish this fall.

What is the ‘Goosebumps’ television series about?

The show, based on Stine’s scholastic series follows five high schoolers as they put on their investigative hats and look into a teenager’s death that occurred 30 years earlier. 

“R.L. Stine’s ‘Goosebumps’ franchise is a pop culture phenomenon that holds a special place in the hearts of people of all ages,” said Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Television, in a news release. 

The reboot pulls from five of Stine’s most popular books, including:

  • Say Cheese and Die” – A boy finds an old camera and whenever he takes photos with it, something awful happens.
  • The Haunted Mask” – A girl finds a pretty impressive Halloween mask. When she dons the mask, she terrifies everyone around her. However, she is soon terrified as the mask becomes fused to her face.
  • “The Cuckoo Clock of Doom” – A boy, taunted by his little sister, discovers his father has brought home a clock that allows him to turn back time. Despite being told not to touch it, the boy can’t help himself, leading to dire consequences.
  • “Go Eat Worms” – A boy who is obsessed with worms and keeps a worm farm in his basement tortures those around him. When he hurts one of the worms, he notices the others behaving strangely.
  • Night of the Living Dummy” – Things get weird and terrifying when a girl gets her hands on a ventriloquist’s dummy.


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