Back in 2019, Nickelodeon unveiled a revival limited series for the popular Are You Afraid of the Dark anthology series from the ’90s. It proved successful enough that Nickelodeon greenlit a second limited series. Unsurprisingly, the Midnight Society is back for a third chapter. Nickelodeon has released the trailer for Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island, will debut with a two-hour episode on Saturday, July 30, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon with the remaining episodes airing Saturday, Aug. 6, and Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).
Check out the trailer and press release details below:
Nickelodeon revealed the trailer for its highly anticipated Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island, the third chapter of the beloved horror anthology miniseries based on the ‘90s kids’ cult classic. Produced by ACE Entertainment, the limited series will debut with a two-hour episode on Saturday, July 30, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, with the remaining episodes airing Saturday, Aug. 6, and Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). In the just-released trailer, viewers are introduced to the new members of the Midnight Society and get a glimpse at the horrors that await them on their vacation.
The new members of the Midnight Society are: Kayla, played by Telci Huynh (Modern Love, Drama Club); Max, played by Conor Sherry (The Terminal List, The Devil You Know); Leo, played by Luca Padovan (You, School of Rock the Musical on Broadway); Summer, played by Dior Goodjohn (Head of the Class); and Ferris, played by Chance Hurstfield (A Million Little Things, Good Boys). Julian Curtis (Wish Man) also stars as Stanley Crane, the hotel manager at the island resort.
Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island is produced by ACE Entertainment (To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before franchise, The Perfect Date), with ACE founder Matt Kaplan and Chris Foss serving as executive producers and Paul Kim as co-executive producer. JT Billings (Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows, Panic) serves as executive producer and showrunner. Dean Israelite (Power Rangers, Project Almanac) also serves as executive producer and director for the series.
One of Nickelodeon’s most iconic series from the ‘90s, the original Are You Afraid of the Dark? delivered riveting stories of horror to young audiences, all from a kid’s perspective. The original Are You Afraid of the Dark? is owned by WildBrain and was created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel, who are also executive producers on the current project.