Guillermo del Toro shared a first look at Cabinet of Curiositieshis upcoming horror anthology series which will debut on Netflix this Halloween.
The eight-part series will include two original stories by del Toro himself and will debut on October 25 with a four-day, double-episode Netflix & Chills Halloween special event. The collection promises to “challenge our traditional notions of horror” and promises everything”[f]from macabre to magical, gothic to grotesque or classically spooky,” starring Rupert Grint, Andrew Lincoln, Crispin Glover, Eric Andre and more across eight episodes.
“With CABINET DE CURIOSITÉS, we set out to highlight the realities that exist outside our normal world: anomalies and curiosities. We have selected and curated a group of stories and storytellers to deliver those stories, whether they come from outer space, from supernatural lore, or simply from our minds,” del Toro. “Just in time for Halloween, each of these eight tales is a fantastic glimpse into the wardrobe of delights that exists beneath the reality we live in.”
Check out the story titles and its cast below. Cabinet of Curiosities premieres October 25 on Netflix.
“DREAMS IN THE WITCHES HOUSE”
Rupert Grint (Servant), Ismael Cruz Cordova (The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Undoing, Miss Bala), DJ Qualls (Turning Point, Supernatural), Nia Vardalos (Love, Victor, Station 19, My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Tenika Davis (Jupiter’s Legacy, Titans) star in an episode written by Mika Watkins (Origin; Black Mirror; Troy: Fall of a City) (based on a short story by HP Lovecraft) and directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen; Lords of Dogtown; Twilight)
David Hewlett (SEE, The Shape of Water; Stargate: Atlantis) stars in an episode written (based on a short story by Henry Kuttner) and directed by Vincenzo Natali (In The Tall Grass; Splice; Cube; Hannibal)
Tim Blake Nelson (Watchmen; The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Elpidia Carrillo (Predator; Bread & Roses; Euphoria), Demetrius Grosse (Fear The Walking Dead; Boon; Lovecraft Country) and Sebastian Roché (The Man in the High Castle; The Young Pope) stars in an episode written by Regina Corrado (Deadwood; The Strain) (based on an original story by Guillermo del Toro); and directed by Guillermo Navarro (Godfather of Harlem; Narcos)
“THE PICKMAN MODEL”
Ben Barnes (Shadow and Bone; Westworld; The Punisher), Crispin Glover (Rivers Edge; Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland; American Gods; Back to the Future; Willard; Charlie’s Angels) and Oriana Leman (The Whale; The Detectives) star in an episode written by Lee Patterson (Curve; The Colony) (based on a short story by HP Lovecraft) and directed by Keith Thomas (Firestarter; The Vigil)
Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham (Mythic Quest; Homeland; Amadeus), Glynn Turman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom; Fargo; The Wire) and Luke Roberts (Ransom; Black Sails) will appear in an episode written by David S. Goyer (The Sandman; Dark City; The Dark Knight; Batman Begins) (based on a short story by Michael Shea) and directed by David Prior (The Empty Man; AM1200)
Essie Davis (The Babadook), Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead; Penguin Bloom) and Hannah Galway (Sex/Life) star in an episode written (based on an original story by Guillermo del Toro) and directed by Jennifer Kent (The Babadook; The Nightingale)
Kate Micucci (The Little Hours; Mom) and Martin Starr (Silicon Valley; Party Down) direct an episode written by Haley Z. Boston (Brand New Cherry Flavor) (based on a short story by comic book writer Emily Carroll) and directed by Ana Lily Amirpour (A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night; Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon; The Bad Batch)
” THE FACE “
Peter Weller (upcoming The Colosseum; Naked Lunch; Star Trek Into Darkness; Robocop), Eric André (The Eric Andre Show; The Righteous Gemstones), Sofia Boutella (Kingsman: The Secret Service; upcoming Rebel Moon), Charlyne Yi ( Always Be My Maybe; Good Girls), Steve Agee (Peacemaker; The Suicide Squad), Michael Therrialt (Locke and Key; Cult of Chucky) and Saad Siddiqui (From Scratch; DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) star in an episode directed by Panos Cosmatos (Mandy), who also writes, with Aaron Stewart-Ahn.
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