R.L. Stine's Fear Street is finally headed to the big screen, and we might have our first indication of the franchise's stars.
According to a new report from Collider, Kiana Madeira and Olivia Welch are set to star in the upcoming project, which will actually be a trilogy of films. The pair will reportedly be playing gay teenagers trying to navigate their rocky relationship while being targeted by the crazy horrors of their small town, Shadyside. Both Madeira and Welch will be playing two different characters - one from the '90s and one from the 1600s - and they're expected to appear in all three films.
Madeira is probably best known to genre fans for playing Spencer Young/Spin on this season of The Flash, a woman who used a cell phone filled with dark matter to brainwash people. She also has made appearances in Dark Matter, Wynonna Earp, and My Babysitter's a Vampire.
Welch previously portrayed the younger version of Agnes Cully on Agent
For those unfamiliar, Fear Street is a series of horror novels for teen readers that Stine debuted in 1989. The series is less well-known than his Goosebumps series for young readers and Stine stopped writing books for Fear Street following the 1999 spinoff "Fear Street Seniors". He then came back to the series for a
The Fear Street trilogy is expected to be released in "fairly close proximity" of each other, with Leigh Janiak (Scream: The TV Series) directing the first and third film, and Alex Ross Perry (Her Smell) directing the second. Stranger Things' Kate Trefry is also believed to be tied to the project.
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