FEAR STREET PART 1: 1994 – (Pictured) MAYA HAWKE as HEATHER. Cr: Netflix © 2021
No doubt the Netflix trilogy movies of Fear Street are some of the most fun horror movies of the year. Not only these films didn’t pull their punches on gore, violence, and death, they also paid homage to many of franchise’s favorite slasher films such as Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, and even Halloween.
Although all three films are already streaming on Netflix, the streaming service celebrated in a victory lap at this year’s [email protected] during its own virtual presentation.
With its first panel together since the films’ release, the roundtable panel included Fear Street director Leigh Janiak with cast members Kiana Maderia, Olivia Scott Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., and the masterful storyteller and author R.L. Stine.
The panelists discussed the behind-the-scenes details on how they made the films and what the author thought about these horror-loving films.
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Here’s the trilogy logline and the three films:
In 1994, a group of teenagers discover the terrifying events that have haunted their town for generations may all be connected—and they may be the next targets. Based on R.L. Stine’s best-selling horror series, Fear Street follows Shadyside’s sinister history through a nightmare 300 years in the making.
Fear Street Part 1: 1994: A circle of teenage friends accidentally encounter the ancient evil responsible for a series of brutal murders that have plagued their town for over 300 years. Welcome to Shadyside.
Fear Street Part 2: 1978: Shadyside, 1978. School’s out for summer and the activities at Camp Nightwing are about to begin. But when another Shadysider is possessed with the urge to kill, the fun in the sun becomes a gruesome fight for survival.
Fear Street Part 3: 1666; The origins of Sarah Fier’s curse are finally revealed as history comes full circle on a night that changes the lives of Shadysiders forever.
All three Fear Street films are streaming on Netflix.
Watch the blooper reel and the virtual panel below. Let us know what you think.