New Trailer for the Guillermo del Toro-Produced DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK

     May 27, 2011

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A new trailer for Troy Nixey’s Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark has been released, and it’s just as creepy as the first one. The film was co-written and produced by Guillermo del Toro and centers on a family that moves into a new estate that houses very horrifying things. Every time the teaser trailer plays in a movie theater I’m at, the audience is audibly scared out of their minds. This new trailer gives a bit more plot info (though not a lot), and gives us a look at the cast. All in all, I can’t wait to see this in a full theater on a Friday night. Finally, a horror movie that’s actually scary. Starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, and Bailee Madison Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark is set to be released on August 12th.

Hit the jump to watch the new trailer and to check out the official synopsis.

And here’s the international trailer (via Empire):

 

Here’s the official synopsis:

Introverted Sally Hurst (Bailee Madison) has just moved in with her father Alex (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend Kim (Katie Holmes) when she realizes that their sprawling estate holds its fair share of secrets. Ascending to the depths of the house, Sally gains access to a secret lower level that has lain undisturbed for nearly a century, when the original builder vanished without a trace. When Sally accidentally opens the gateway that kept the creatures locked up tight, she realizes that in order to prevent them from destroying her family is to convince her skeptical father than

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