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After submitting his 2007 short Latchkey's Lament to filmmaker Guillermo del Toro looking for guidance and feedback, Nixey received an offer to direct his first full-length film, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, a remake of a 1973 ABC made-for-television horror film that originally starred Kim Darby. The 2011 version starred Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes, and Bailee Madison.
- Fleming, Michael (May 6, 2009). "'Dark' days for Katie Holmes". Variety. Retrieved August 18, 2009.
- "Word of Mouth: 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' a team effort" at the LA Times Retrieved September 5, 2011
- Interview with Troy Nixey, Cinematic Happenings Under Development, October 5, 2007
- Troy Nixey at IMDb
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