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Netflix Announces Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet Of Curiosities Anthology Series!

This is one of those announcements we are just GIDDY over! Netflix has revealed a new anthology series is coming, with none other than Guillermo del Toro at the helm! We know there will be 8 episodes, and Netflix has already announced who’s involved with each.

del Toro wrote an episode directed by Jennifer Kent (“The Babadook,” “The Nightingale”). It’ll star Essie Davis (“The Babadook”), Andrew Lincoln (“The Walking Dead,” “Penguin Bloom”) and Hannah Galway (“Sex/Life”).

David S. Goyer wrote an episode (based on a short story by Michael Shea), directed by David Prior (“The Empty Man,” “AM1200”). It’ll star 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”).

Regina Corrado (“Deadwood,” “The Strain”) wrote an episode (based on an original story by Guillermo del Toro)directed by Guillermo Navarro (“Godfather of Harlem,” “Narcos”). It’ll star 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”).

Lee Patterson (“Curve,” “The Colony”) wrote an episode (based on a short story by H.P. Lovecraft) that will be directed by Keith Thomas (“Firestarter,” “The Vigil”). This one will star Crispin Glover (“American Gods,” “Back To The Future,” “Willard”) and Ben Barnes (“Shadow and Bone,” “Westworld,” “The Punisher”).

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Aaron Stewart-Ahn wrote an episode along with Panos Cosmatos (“Mandy,”). Cosmatos will direct. It’ll star Peter Weller (“The Colosseum,” “Naked Lunch,” “Robocop”).

Mika Watkins (“Origin,” “Black Mirror,” “Troy: Fall of a City”) writes an episode (based on a short story by H.P. Lovecraft), Catherine Hardwicke (“Thirteen,” “Lords of Dogtown,” “Twilight”) directs. The cast for this one hasn’t been announced yet.

Vincenzo Natali (“In The Tall Grass,” “Splice,” “Cube,” “Hannibal”) wrote and directed an episode based on a short story by Henry Kuttner. It’ll star David Hewlett (“See,” “The Shape of Water,” “Stargate: Atlantis”).

Haley Z. Boston (“Brand New Cherry Flavor”) wrote an episode (based on a short story by comic book author Emily Carroll) which will be directed by Ana Lily Amirpour (“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,” “Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon,” “The Bad Batch”). We’re waiting on a cast announcement for this one as well.

We don’t have a release date yet, but we’ll let you know what we hear about this and other news.

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