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Justin Long Cast in Disney+ Goosebumps Series

Long will be a series regular in the R.L. Stine adaptation.
  • Justin Long. (Photo: Everett Collection)
    Justin Long. (Photo: Everett Collection)

    Justin Long is continuing his creepy streak. 

    After starring in recent horror flicks like Barbarian and House of Darkness, Long has been cast in the upcoming Goosebumps series at Disney+. Based on the R.L. Stine book series of the same name, the show tells the story of five high schoolers who inadvertently unleash supernatural forces in their town and must come together (despite their differences) to save it. According to Disney, the series is influenced by five of the most popular books in the Goosebumps series. 

    Long will be a series regular, starring as Nathan Bratt, a new teacher in town who "develops a terrifying connection to a decades-old supernatural murder". 

    The Disney+ series will mark the second time Goosebumps has been adapted for television following the episodic anthology that aired from 1996 to 1998. The new Goosebumps was ordered to series in February of this year. 

    A premiere date for the upcoming series has not been announced yet. 

    Jade Budowski is a freelance writer with a knack for ruining punchlines and harboring dad-aged celebrity crushes. She was previously a reporter/producer at Decider and is a member of the Television Critics Association. Follow her on Twitter: @jadebudowski.

    TOPICS: Goosebumps, Disney+, Justin Long