Netflix has released a behind-the-scenes video of “The Cabinet of Curiosities by Guillermo Del Toro”, a horror series from the Oscar-winning director for “The Shape of Water” (2017). The preview features commentary from Del Toro, while showing footage from the production, with an emphasis on the monsters from the series.
“The Cabinet of Curiosities” is an anthology that will retrace stories of all horror trends, from classic gothic to mystical fantasy, created by a team specially selected by the director.
The list of those in charge of writing and directing the episodes includes some well-known names among fans of the genre, such as Panos Cosmatos (“Mandy: A Thirst for Vengeance”), Jennifer Kent (“The Babadook”), Vincenzo Natali (creator of the franchise “Cube”). ), Ana Lily Amirpour (“Dark Girl Walks Through the Night”), David Prior (“The Messenger of the Last Days”), Keith Thomas (from the remake of “Flames of Vengeance”), and even Catherine Hardwicke (“Twilight”) , as well as Guillermo Navarro, director of photography for Del Toro’s films.
Del Toro also helped personally select the big cast, consisting of Rupert Grint (“Harry Potter” and “Servant”), Andrew Lincoln (“The Walking Dead”), Sofia Boutella (“The Mummy”), Essie Davis (” The Babadook “). “), Luke Roberts (” Black Sails “), F. Murray Abraham (” Homeland “), Glynn Turman (” Fargo “), Ben Barnes (” Shadow and Bones “), Elpidia Carrillo (” Mayans MC “), Hannah Galway (“Sex / Life”), Crispin Glover (“American Gods / American Gods”), Demetrius Grosse (“Fear the Walking Dead”), David Hewlett (“The Shape of Water”), Tim Blake Nelson (“Watchmen” ) “), Sebastian Roché (” The Originals “) and Peter Weller (the original RoboCop).
Still without a preview date, the anthology extends the collaboration between Del Toro and Netflix, which began in 2016 with the release of the animation “Trollhunters”, also created by the director.
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