William of the Bull is considered one of the most important Mexican filmmakers today, thanks to his fascination with fantasy and terror he has given us works such as The Pan’s LabyrinthHellboy, Crimson Peak, The Shape of Water and recently The Alley of Lost Souls where he has shown to have a innate talent for creating monsters and horror stories.
This time, Del Toro is preparing to launch a new project from Netflix: Cabinet of Curiositieswhich is an anthology where each episode will tell a different story where the tone of the series will be one of terror and suspense, in turn, the filmmaker from Guadalajara is excited to introduce new creatures, which characterize his unique style.
“It’s a show I’ve always wanted to do… We wanted to create beautiful and practical creatures with all the artistry that goes into creating a big monster,” Del Toro says in the promo.
William Del Toro assured that each director gave a different touch to his story and that “each of the episodes has a whole world” where the viewer will take one or another surprise.
“With Cabinet of Curiosities, what I’m trying to say is: ‘Look, the world is beautiful and horrible at the same time,’” del Toro concludes.
Netflix reveals the title of the episodes
In the promo, in addition to giving a glimpse of the tone of the series, Netflix also revealed the titles, cast, writers and directors. of all the episodes of the upcoming horror anthology:
The episode Dreams in the Witch Housewill be based on a story of the same name by HP Lovecraft , written by Mike Watkins and led by Catherine Hardwicke where they will participate Rupert Grint, Ismael Cruz Cordova, DJ Qualls, Nia Vardalos Y Tenika Davis. For your part Graveyard Rats, will be an episode based on a Henry Kuttner short story of the same name. It was written and directed by Natalie Vincenzo and will be starring David Hewlett.
One of the episodes based on a Guillermo del Toro’s original story will be Lost 36, written by Regina Corrado and led by William Navarro where the protagonists will be Tim Blake Nelson, Elpidia Carrillo, Demetrius Grosse Y Sebastian Roche. And finally there will also be another episode based on Lovecraft’s work called Pickman’s Modelwhich is written by Lee Patterson and is led by Keith Thomaswith a cast that includes Ben Barnes, Crispin Glover Y Oriana Lemann.
The series will premiere next October 25 on Netflix.
8 chilling stories. 4 nights of double features. 1 Netflix Halloween event.
Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities begins October 25. pic.twitter.com/OUrf7n4Ieg
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