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Fred Hechinger on ‘The White Lotus,’ ‘Fear Street’ and Lessons from Tom Hanks and Amy Adams

It’s been a heck of a year for Fred Hechinger as the 21-year-old actor has been a consistent presence on our screens since December 2020. From Steven Soderbergh’s Let Them All Talk and Paul Greengrass’ News of the World to Joe Wright’s The Woman in the Widow and Leigh Janiak’s Fear Street trilogy, Hechinger has […]

How ‘Fear Street’ Director Leigh Janiak Juggled 3 Films at Once

Filmmaker Leigh Janiak has seen a lot of changes since beginning her work on the Fear Street trilogy four years ago. During that time, Fear Street‘s original studio, 20th Century Fox, was purchased by Disney, a corporate move that put the future of the movies in flux. A global pandemic reshaped how movies are made […]

‘Fear Street’ Star Olivia Scott Welch Pulls Back the Curtain on the Hit Netflix Trilogy

[The following interview contains spoilers for the Fear Street trilogy.] Olivia Scott Welch is an ardent fan of old-school horror movies, but she’s awfully proud of the Fear Street trilogy’s modern take on the genre’s most prominent tropes. In Fear Street Part One, Two and Three, Welch plays Sam, whose romance with Kiana Madeira’s Deena […]

Netflix’s ‘Fear Street Part 3: 1666’: Film Review

The end of Leigh Janiak’s trilogy, loosely based on the novels by R.L. Stine, reveals the cursed history of Shadyside.

Gillian Jacobs on ‘Fear Street’ Trilogy and ‘Love’ Revival Hopes

[The following interview contains spoilers for Fear Street Part 1: 1994 and Fear Street Part 2: 1978] Growing up, Gillian Jacobs gravitated more towards R.L. Stine‘s Fear Street book series despite Stine’s other horror fiction series, Goosebumps, being significantly more popular. So when the opportunity came along to film a Fear Street movie trilogy all […]

How ‘Fear Street’ Star Kiana Madeira Juggled Multiple Roles

[This interview contains spoilers for Fear Street parts one and two.] Hollywood has taught Kiana Madeira that even an audition that doesn’t work out can lead to good things. And in some cases, it can lead to two roles spread over three films. Several years ago, Madeira auditioned for director Leigh Janiak for a television […]

Netflix’s ‘Fear Street Part 2: 1978’: Film Review

The second installment in the summer horror trilogy based loosely on the R.L. Stine novels is a reminder that nothing good ever happens at camp.

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in July 2021

The female-fronted action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake and all three parts of the R.L. Stine-inspired Fear Street trilogy are among some of the most anticipated titles hitting Netflix this July. Karen Gillan and Lena Headey lead the all-star cast of STX films’ assassin action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake. Also starring Carla Gugino, Chloe Coleman, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett and […]

‘Fear Street’ Trailer Shows Off Time-Spanning Horror Trilogy From Netflix

Netflix is banking on fear ruling the street this summer. The streaming service has unveiled the first trailer for Fear Street, a trilogy of films that will debut one week apart in July and which are based on the R.L. Stine series of novels. The trilogy takes place in three different years: 1994, 1978 and […]

‘Fear Street’ Movies Get Weekly Summer Rollout From Netflix

Netflix has mapped out the release of its trio of Fear Street horror movies for a weekly summer rollout. The streaming giant plans on debuting the Fear Street trilogy, based on the horror books by R.L. Stine, beginning July 2, with Fear Street Part 1: 1994. Fear Street Part 2: 1978 will follow on July […]