"It", "Jumanji" actors part of new cast for "Goosebumps 2"

Brendan Kwang

"Goosebumps: Horrorland" is creeping into cinemas this October.

23 Feb – "Goosebumps: Horrorland" has added four young actors to its main cast.

Madison Iseman ("Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"), Ben O'Brien ("Manchester by the Sea"), Caleel Harris ("Castle Rock") and Jeremy Ray Taylor ("It) will all be part of the upcoming sequel, according to Deadline.

Aside from recently starring in the new "Jumanji" as Bethany, Iseman previously played Billy Ray Cyrus' daughter in "Still the King" and had appeared in the anthology horror, "Tales of Halloween".

Taylor, meanwhile, had roles in "Ant-Man" and "Geostorm", and his most notable performance so far was as Ben in "It".


"Goosebumps: Horrorland" marks O' Brien's second major film role after his debut in "Manchester by the Sea" as young Lucas Hedges. As for Harris, the young actor acted in both "Think Like A Man" and its sequel as well as voiced Franklin in "The Peanuts Movie".


Madison Iseman, Ben O'Brien, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Caleel Harris are all joining the cast
of "Goosebumps: Horrorland" (Photo source: Sony Pictures).

There are no details yet on the characters they will be playing in the "Goosebumps" follow-up, which will be helmed by "West Bank Story" director, Ari Sandel.

The plot of "Goosebumps: Horrorland" is also not revealed yet but the movie already has a release date of October 2018.

The first instalment, starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush, collected USD150 million at the worldwide box office, twice the amount of the production's budget.