Guillermo del Toro’s horror anthology unfolds

Spooky stories, special effects and renowned directors, Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities opens its doors just in time for Halloween.

When it comes to staging the monsters, Guillermo del Toro is second to none. The director is a past master in the genre, and he is about to hatch his most ambitious project. This time, it is not in the cinema that he will work. The filmmaker is producing a horror anthology called The Cabinet of Curiosities.

It’s a long-term project for del Toro, which is teaming up with Netflix to unveil its eight scary stories. A few weeks before its release, the production offers a first teaser. The opportunity for the filmmaker to present his project to the public, the least we can say is that it is promising.

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Already, Netflix has not skimped on the casting. He recruits several very famous actors, starting with Rupert Grint who seems to visibly thrive in horror. After making a strong impression in the series Servantcreated by M.Night Shymalan, the actor will be in the cast of Dreams in the Witch Housean episode directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight) and inspired by a short story by HP Lovecraft. He will play opposite Ismael Cruz Cordova (The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power)

We will also cross paths with Tim Blake Nelson (The Ballad of Busters Scruggs) and Ben Barnes (Shadow and Bone). They will appear respectively in Batch 36 and Pickman’s Model. We can also mention the participation of F.Murray Abraham (The Grand Budapest Hotel) or even David Hewlett (Stargate Atlantis).

Halloween is going to be even scarier

Netflix recently shared the release date of the Cabinet of Curiosities by Guillermo del Toro. As you might expect, it will be released just in time for Halloween. It will not be to put in all hands. Del Toro wants to show that the world is beautiful and horrible at the same time, so we should come across particularly scary creatures.

The filmmaker also confides that he took particular care in developing the monsters that inhabit the story. No digital effects, it relies mainly on the good old special effects.

So see you on next october 25 to discover this new series. For four daysit will be possible to discover two episodes every night. The opportunity to run a marathon at the scariest time of the year was too good.

let’s remember that The Cabinet of Curiosities isn’t Guillermo del Toro’s only project on Netflix. He is also preparing an adaptation of Pinocchio, who looks like Frankenstein in front of his camera. This is a stop-motion replay, the first images of which have already been unveiled and it’s very beautiful.

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