Meet Cheryl and Tweed, two 12-year-old
girls who are identical twins (just not with each other!), cousins,
and best pals. After a mysterious "incident" involving a plane trip
when they were very young left both girls orphaned and twin-less,
they are raised by their grandfather, the owner/operator of the
tumbledown Starlight Paradise
Drive-In movie theatre in the middle-of-nowhere town of Wiggins
Cross. The girls have bonded closer than sisters through a shared
love of B movies and buttered popcorn, and they firmly believe that
there must be something more out there in the world than meets the
eye. Something … weird.
They're about to find out just how right
When Dudley's World O'Wonders, a
threadbare travelling carnival, rolls into town, the citizens of
Wiggins welcome the distraction. But even "Colonel" Winchester P.Q.
Dudley, the carnival's shady owner, doesn't realize that among the
fake and fabricated "wonders" of his travelling sham-show rests the
authentic mummified remains of a young Egyptian princess … bearing
a shockingly real curse!
It's up to Cheryl and Tweed, with their
encyclopaedic knowledge of monster movie lore, and their flyboy
friend Yeager "Pilot" Armbruster to save the town-and