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David Schwimmer Joins ‘Goosebumps’ Season 2 in Lead Role, Promising a Chilling Mystery

Excitement brews among horror enthusiasts as news breaks that David Schwimmer is set to star in "Goosebumps" season two, promising a thrilling and mysterious storyline for fans old and new.


As movie fans eagerly await the release of the “Beetlejuice” sequel, “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice,” another exciting announcement has been made in the world of spooky entertainment. David Schwimmer, best known for his role as Ross in the iconic sitcom “Friends,” has been cast in a lead role for the second season of the “Goosebumps” series reboot on Disney Plus and Hulu.

Based on the immensely popular book series by prolific horror author RL Stine, “Goosebumps” season two will follow the story of teenage siblings who stumble upon a threat that triggers a chain of events, unraveling a profound mystery. As they delve deeper into the unknown, they find themselves entangled in a spine-chilling tale revolving around the mysterious disappearance of four teenagers thirty years prior.

Schwimmer will portray the character of Anthony, a former botany professor and the divorced father of the twin teenage protagonists. Anthony finds himself juggling the responsibility of caring for his aging parent while having his kids over for the summer. Joining Schwimmer as series regulars are Sam McCarthy and Jayden Bartels, who will play the twins Devin and Cece, along with Elijah Cooper as CJ, Galilea La Salvia as Frankie, and Francesca Noel as Alex.

Another new addition to the cast is Ana Ortiz, known for her roles in “Ugly Betty” and “Love, Victor.” Ortiz will star as Jen, a dedicated police detective who likely plays a crucial role in unraveling the mystery at the heart of the story.

While a release date for the second season has not been announced, fans can expect a departure from the episodic format of the previous season. Instead, season two will adopt an anthology approach, telling one continuous story across the entire season. This narrative structure promises to deliver a more immersive and suspenseful experience for viewers.

As anticipation builds for “Goosebumps” season two, fans of the genre can explore other spine-tingling series while they wait. With the combined star power of David Schwimmer and Ana Ortiz, along with a talented cast of young actors, the upcoming season is poised to deliver a thrilling and mysterious journey that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

“Goosebumps” season two will be available for streaming on Disney Plus and Hulu, with an expected release in late 2024. As the pieces of this chilling puzzle come together, fans of the franchise and newcomers alike can look forward to an unforgettable adventure that pays homage to the beloved book series while offering a fresh and captivating story.

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