Not to be confused with that freaky Nickelodeon show, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a Guillermo del Toro-penned-and-produced remake of a 1973 TV movie about wee, skittering monsters who harass an old mansion's new tenants.

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This flick is directed by Troy Nixey, and Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes star. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark hits theaters August 26, 2011.

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