Fear Street: 1994 is a 2021 horror film directed by Leigh Janiak and starring Kiana Madeira, Olivia Scott Welch and Benjamin Flores Jr.
Fear Street: 1994 is based on the book series of the same name by R.L. Stine and takes us to the tranquil small town of Shadyside, where a nasty killer is up to his mischief. What follows is a mixture of coming-of-age and horror in the tradition of slasher films like Scream, Friday the 13th and Halloween.
Fear Street: 1994 (2021) Movie Info
Also known as: Fear Street Part One: 1994
Rating: R (Strong Bloody Violence|Drug Content|Some Sexual Content|Language)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Original Language: English
Director: Leigh Janiak
Producer: Peter Chernin, David Ready, Jenno Topping
Writer: Phil Graziadei, Leigh Janiak
Release Date (Streaming): Jul 2, 2021
Runtime: 1h 45m
Production Co: Chernin Entertainment
Current Trailer for Fear Street: 1994
FEAR STREET PART 1: 1994 | Official Trailer | Netflix
Complete plot and information about Fear Street: 1994
The plot of the Fear Street trilogy begins in 1994, in the tranquil small town of Shadyside, located in the heart of Ohio, a group of teenagers discover that the horrific events plaguing their home are all connected. But what is triggering these events?
Deena (Kiana Madeira) and her friends try to figure out how to banish the horror back to the dark place from which it crawled. However, it soon becomes clear that the root of the evil goes much deeper than thought. Henceforth, the young people must fight for their survival.
Background and info on Fear Street: 1994
Fear Street: 1994 is based on the book series of the same name by R.L. Stine and is the first part of the Fear Street trilogy, which was directed entirely by director Leigh Janiak. She had previously worked on horror series such as Outcast and Scream.
Originally, the Fear Street trilogy was scheduled to hit theaters in 2020, each film a month apart from its predecessor. However, due to the Corona pandemic, this plan could not be implemented. In August 2020, Netflix secured worldwide rights to the entire trilogy.
Fear Street: 1994 premiered on Netflix just under a year later on July 2, 2021. The sequels, Fear Street: 1978 and Fear Street: 1666, followed on July 9, 2021, and July 16, 2021, respectively. As the additional titles anticipate, each film delves deeper into the Shadyside story. (MH)