Open the brochure for the small fictional town of Shadyside, OH, also known as “Killer Capital, USA” and you might see photos of shadows lurking in unexpected places, newspaper clippings telling gruesome murders, or even a cryptic note from linger near the masked murderers themselves. In the official trailer for Netflix’s Scared street Film trilogy, wrong numbers are no accident and friendly rivalries turn deadly when 300 year old supernatural forces take over.

Based on the book series of the same name by RL Stine, the films tell the story of a group of teenagers who set out to solve a series of murder mysteries caused by paranormal beings linked to their city’s dark past. Like a mashup of Friday the 13th, Scream, A nightmare on Elm Street, and all of our favorite horror movie classics, the trailer pans over pools of blood, Demogorgon-like creatures, and even the silhouette of a mysterious character holding an ax. “It’s Shadyside. We’re all cursed,” says Sadie Sink’s character before being ripped from her hiding place by a snake-like animal.

“That which connects Scared street People around the world is that we all have the same fears. ”

“To do as a filmmaker Scared street, but also as a movie buff, I was so excited to pay homage to some of the great epochs of horror film, “director Leigh Janiak said in a statement 1994, Scream stood above all else – it’s the height of the 90s and in my opinion one of the most brilliant films ever made. Then for 1978, I have to watch the heyday of slasher films – Friday the 13th, Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street. To the 1666 . . . I found the best inspiration for me in the beautiful world that Terence Malick has rotten The new world. “

Plagued by their town’s dark past, Shadyside’s teenagers put their own horror film knowledge to the test to put an end to the horrific murders of 300 years once and for all. “That which connects Scared street People all over the world have the same fears, “Stine said in a statement.” No matter what country you are in, everyone is afraid of the dark or afraid that someone is lurking in the closet or afraid of it to be in a strange new place that they have never been before. We all have the same fears. ”

Fear Road Part 1: 1994 debuts on Netflix on July 2, 2021, followed by Fear Street Part 2: 1978 on July 9, 2021 and Fear Street Part 3: 1666 on July 16, 2021. Watch the official trailer for the Slasher Marathon here and watch out: you’re scared.