In July 1992, Scholastic introduced the Goosebumps book series by R.L. Stine with Welcome to Dead House. More than twenty-five years later, Goosebumps is one of the best-selling children’s series of all-time—with more than 350 million English language books in print, plus an additional 50+ million international copies in print in 24 languages. The Goosebumps series made R.L. Stine a worldwide publishing celebrity (and Jeopardy! answer). The Goosebumps TV show was the number-one children’s show in America for three years. The episodes can still be seen on Netflix. Goosebumps, a feature film, based on the book series by R.L. Stine, was released in theaters on October 16, 2015, and opened at #1 and generated over $150M at the global box office. The sequel, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween was released October 12, 2018.
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, a leading provider of literacy curriculum, professional services and classroom magazines, and a producer of educational and entertaining children’s media. Scholastic Entertainment, the media division of Scholastic, brings quality, family-oriented content across multiple platforms to audiences across the globe. Among its award-winning productions are the animated series Clifford The Big Red Dog®, The Magic School Bus® and The Magic School Bus®: Rides Again as well as the Goosebumps® film franchise and live-action series. With several feature films and both live-action and animated series in development, Scholastic Entertainment continues to build celebrated children’s brands worldwide.
About Sony Pictures Consumer Products
Sony Pictures Consumer Products (SPCP) is the licensing and merchandising division of Sony Pictures’ Motion Picture Group and Sony Pictures Television for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), which is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition, and distribution; television production, acquisition, and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. SPE’s Motion Picture Group production organizations include Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films, and Sony Pictures Classics.
About Cosmic Forces
Cosmic Forces is an indie game developer and publisher working on branded and original games for Nintendo Switch, Mobile, Xbox, PS4 and PC. Our latest release, Goosebumps Dead of Night was developed in partnership with Sony and Scholastic and published on digital platforms and major retailers worldwide. In 2015, Cosmic Forces developed and published the highly popular game, Goosebumps Night of Scares for mobile and VR establishing itself as an exciting newcomer to the game world.