After moving into a small town, a teenage boy named Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) meets Hannah (Odeya Rush), his new neighbor. Hannah's father R.L. Stine (Jack Black), who writes the Goosebumps stories, keeps all the ghosts and monsters in the series locked up in his manuscripts. Zach and his friend unintentionally releases the ghosts and monsters from the manuscripts. Now Zach, Hannah, and Stine team up in order to put the monsters back where they came from before it's too late.
Factual Mistake The tooth fillings that a character wears are not actually made of silver. Silver tooth fillings are only called that due to the silver appearance, and are actually made of Amalgam. As a result, he should not have been able to stop The Werewolf.
This film is based on a young adult horror anthology book series of the same name.
A portion of the movie was filmed in the small town of Madison, GA. This town was voted best small town in America and is a big spot for filming in recent years.
Even though Dylan Minnette plays the older brother of Ryan Lee's character, Lee is actually more than 2 months older than Minnette.
The film was going to release on 7th August 2015 but was moved to 17th October 2015.
Had to briefly delay filming in certain areas of New Orleans, LA in April 2014 due to the ongoing WWE Wrestlemania XXX festivities.
Tim Burton was originally going to produce the film in 1998, and was attached to it. However, the project fell through.
A crew of six specialists spent three days gathering visual data for the film in downtown Madison, Georgia for this movie. The crew used a theodolite to collect points in three-dimensional space to complete a detailed survey of the city. The visual data was used to create a CGI background of the downtown
This movie is based on the children's book series of the same name by R. L. Stine.
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