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When Netflix announced Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities, people were shocked, thrilled and undoubtedly excited. For those who don’t know Guillermo de Toro, he is a Mexican filmmaker best known for his work, The Shape of Water. He has also been the heart and mind behind various thriller, drama, horror films, and TV shows. So anyone familiar with his work knows they have something exciting to look forward to.
Cabinet of Curiosities is a horror anthology released just in time for Halloween. Guillermo del Toro is ready to spook his fans. Although not much has been revealed about this series yet, we’re here to tell you everything that we know so far and help give you a glimpse into Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities.
Cabinet of Curiosities is an anthology with a total of eight episodes, and each episode will be scarier than the other. All these episodes are based on short stories, two written by Guillermo de Toro himself and the others written by Emily Carroll, Michael Shea, H.P Lovecraft, and Henry Kuttner. The premise of these episodes arises from the human mind and how it is filled with the darkest thoughts and the deepest secrets. We are urged to think about a sense as if it were a cabinet and what would happen if someone opened it.
Although we don’t have specific plots for each episode, we do have the titles, which only increase our curiosity, no pun intended. The episodes are as follows:
Since Cabinet of Curiosities is an anthology series, each episode will have a different cast. That means the viewers will witness an extensive range of actors and actresses in all eight episodes. Some of the cast members you might recognize from their other projects in film and television are Rupert Grint, DJ Qualls, Nia Vardalos, Tim Blake Nelson, David Hewlett, Guillermo Navarro, F. Murray Abraham, Andrew Lincoln and Saad Siddiqui. Nevertheless, this isn’t the complete list of cast members; each episode will have a few more people, so make sure you look out for any new faces as well as familiar faces.
After the release of the title, the trailer was when the excitement began. Fans all across the globe were more than thrilled about seeing some familiar faces on their screen and how they were doing something different from their usual roles.
The trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities has set the mood for the eight episodes. We see some jump scares, some gore, and some nightmare-inducing moments. There’s no doubt that the trailer is only a tiny percentage of the craziness that’s about to follow.
Even though all the episodes won’t be released on the same day, fans won’t have to wait too long for the entire series to be out. Cabinet of Curiosities will premiere on 25th October, with the series’ first two episodes. Up until the 28th, each day will see the release of two episodes. The show will be wrapped up in four days, just before Halloween. All episodes will be available to stream on Netflix.
Four nights of pure horror and terror will be presented to you in the best way possible by Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities. If the trailer has you intrigued, the anthology series will definitely send shivers down your spine. Even if you aren’t the biggest fan of horror, maybe this is the place to start and begin your journey with some very curious cases.