PIX11's Tamsen Fadal spoke to the director "Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark" Guillermo del Toro and actress Katie Holmes about remaking the the classic film, the creatures, what scares them and motherhood.
Sally Hurst (Bailee Madison), a lonely, withdrawn child, has just arrived in Rhode Island to live with her father Alex (Guy Pearce) and his new girlfriend Kim (Katie Holmes) at the 19th-century mansion they are restoring. While exploring the sprawling estate, the young girl discovers a hidden basement, undisturbed since the strange disappearance of the mansion's builder a century ago.
When Sally unwittingly lets loose a race of ancient, dark-dwelling creatures who conspire to drag her down into the mysterious house's bottomless depths, she must convince Alex and Kim that it's not a fantasy--before the evil lurking in the dark consumes them all.
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