Nickelodeon Scares Up Trailer for 'Are You Afraid of The Dark?' Reboot

Nickelodeon Saturday released a first-look trailer for its three-hour limited series Are You Afraid of The Dark?, a re-imagining of the 1990s Nickelodeon series of the same name.  

The series, set to debut this October, introduces an entirely new Midnight Society group of kids who tell a terrifying tale about the Carnival of Doom, only to have the events of the story come to life, according to network officials. 

Are You Afraid of The Dark? stars Sam Ashe Arnold (Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.), Miya Cech (Rim of the World, ), Tamara Smart (Artemis Fowl, The Worst Witch), Jeremy Taylor (It, Goosebumps 2:Haunted Halloween), Lyliana Wray (Maverick, Black-ish) and Rafael Casal (Blindspotting).

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