'Friends' icon David Schwimmer is to star in 'Goosebumps' S2

David Schwimmer is set to star in Season 2 of "Goosebumps" on Disney+. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
David Schwimmer is set to star in Season 2 of "Goosebumps" on Disney+. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

March 21 (UPI) -- Friends icon David Schwimmer is to star in Season 2 of the supernatural series, Goosebumps.

The Disney+ anthology show is based on R.L. Stine's best-selling kids' books.

Stine confirmed the news on his X account Wednesday.

"David Schwimmer to star in Goosebumps, season two," the author posted, along with a link to a Variety report about the casting.

No other casting or anticipated premiere date have been announced yet.

Left to right, Martin Short, Jada Pinkett-Smith and David Schwimmer arrive at a photocall for the film "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" during the 65th annual Cannes International Film Festival in France in 2012. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI
Left to right, Martin Short, Jada Pinkett-Smith and David Schwimmer arrive at a photocall for the film "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" during the 65th annual Cannes International Film Festival in France in 2012. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI

"Teenage siblings discover a threat stirring, triggering a chain of events that unravel a profound mystery," a synopsis said.

"As they delve into the unknown, the duo find themselves entangled in the chilling tale of four teenagers who mysteriously vanished in 1994."

David Schwimmer, who directed and produced "Trust," attends the premiere of the film at the DGA Theatre in Los Angeles in 2011. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
David Schwimmer, who directed and produced "Trust," attends the premiere of the film at the DGA Theatre in Los Angeles in 2011. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Season 1 premiered in October 2023. The show was renewed in February.

Schwimmer plays paleontologist Ross on Friends from 1994 to 2004.