Netflix's 'A Babysitter's Guide To Monster Hunting': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about fantasy comedy

Netflix's 'A Babysitter's Guide To Monster Hunting': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about fantasy comedy

'A Babysitter's Guide To Monster Hunting' is based on the first installment of Ballarini's 'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting' book trilogy, published by Katherine Tegen Books. The second and third installment is titled 'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting #2: Beasts & Geeks' and 'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting #3: Mission to Monster Island'.

This movie follows the events after the baby babysitter Kelly Ferguson is babysitting gets kidnapped by the Boogeyman. She is then taken and becomes part of a secret society of babysitters who protects children from these monsters and is enlisted with them to fight for the child she has to get back. Here is what we know about the movie's upcoming release.


Release date

'A Babysitter's Guide To Monster Hunting' releases on October 15, 2020.


The official synopsis reads, "Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween."


Tamara Smart as Kelly Ferguson

Tamara Smart attends the "Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn" World Premiere at the BFI IMAX on January 29, 2020, in London, England (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)


Smart is known for her roles as Enid Nightshade in 'The Worst Witch' (2017-2020), Juliet in 'Artemis Fowl' (2020), Hailey Hicks in 'Hard Sun' (2018) and Louise in 'Are You Afraid Of The Dark' (2019).

Oona Laurence as Liz Lerue

Oona Laurence of 'Lost Girls' attends the IMDb Studio at Acura Festival Village on location at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival – Day 4 on January 27, 2020, in Park City, Utah (Rich Polk/Getty Images)


Laurence is known for her roles as Amy in 'The Beguiled' (2017), Natalie in 'Pete's Dragon' (2016), Leila Hope in 'Southpaw' (2015) and Jane in 'Bad Moms'. Her recent works include 'Pete's Dragon' (2016), 'Lily + Mara' (2017), 'A Bad Moms Christmas' (2017), 'Lost Girls' (2020), 'Summer Camp Island' (2018-2020_ and 'What We Found' (2020). The actress has won a Young Artist Award in 2017 for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Teen Actress for 'Pete's Dragon' (2016) and a Halfway Award at the 2017 International Online Cinema Awards for 'The Beguiled' which she shared with castmates.


Tom Felton as The Grand Guignol

Actor Tom Felton attends the New York premiere of "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2" at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 11, 2011, in New York City (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Felton is most populary known for his role as Draco Malfoy from the 'Harry Potter' series. His other works include 'Murder in the First' (2014), '2014How I Didn't Become a Piano Player' (2014), 'The Flash' (2016-2017), 'Origin' (2018) and 'Braking for Whales' (2019). He has two releases in post-production titled 'The Forgotten Battle' (2021) and 'Burial'.


The rest of the cast include Indya Moore as Peggy Drood, Momona Tamada as Babysitter From Japan, Cameron Bancroft as Pete Ferguson, Samantha Schimmer, Crystal Balint as Alexa Ferguson, Ty Consiglio as Curtis Critter, Ian Ho as Jacob Zellman, Ashton Arbab as Tommy, Eliza Faria, Alessio Scalzotto, Linden Porco and many more.


The movie is directed by Rachel Talalay with Joe Ballarini credited for the novel and screenplay. Ali Bell, Jason Blumenfeld, Naia Cucukov, Ilona Herzberg, Joe Medjuck, and Tom Pollock serve as executive producers.



After monsters take away the child she's babysitting, Kelly Ferguson goes on a chase to find him with the help of a secret society built just for special cases like these. It's an animated fun and a perfect family movie for Halloween.



Where to watch

Catch 'A Babysitter's Guide To Monster Hunting' on October 15, 2020, on Netflix.

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