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The first teaser for ‘Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities’ is here

Netflix has offered up the first teaser trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities.

The forthcoming eight-episode horror anthology is set to follow a series of both original plots and adaptations of short horror stories. Today (June 6th), Netflix released a preview of the series in a one-minute clip. The brief, but jam-packed teaser confirms five new cast members: Eric André, Sofia Boutella, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Kate Micucci, and Charlyne Yi. It’s a brooding trailer packed with images of dreary, rundown laboratories, glowing orbs, worm-ridden graves, and more.

“Experience new worlds and 8 chilling stories,” the teaser says.

Watch the teaser trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities below.


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The show’s got a pretty stacked cast and team of directors and writers. The first episode is written and directed by Jennifer Kent (The Babadook) with a short story from Del Toro. It’ll star Essie Davis, Andrew Lincoln, and Hannah Galway. David S. Goyer helms Episode 2 with a short story from Michael Shea. That episode will be directed by David Prior and star F. Murray Abraham, Glynn Turman, and Luke Roberts.

Episode 3 sees Guillermo Navarro (Narcos) directing a screenplay from Regina Corrado based on a short story from Del Toro. It stars Tim Blake Nelson, Elpidia Carrillo, Demetrius Grosse, and Sebastian Roché.

Directed by Keith Thomas (Firestarter), episode 4 of Cabinet of Curiosities sees Lee Patterson adapting a story from H.P. Lovecraft, starring Crispin Glover and Ben Barnes. Directed by Panos Cosmatos (Mandy), episode 5 features a script he co-wrote with Aaron Stewart-Ahn, starring Peter Weller.

Directed by Twilight’s Catherine Hardwick, episode 6 is a Lovecraft adaptation from the short story, “Dreams of the Witch House.” With a script from Mika Watkins (Black Mirror), that episode stars Rupert Grint. Episode 7 is directed by Vincenzo Natali (Cube, Hannibal) with a short story from Henry Kutner, starring David Hewlett.

Lastly, Episode 8 is written by Haley Z. Boston, based on a short story from Emily Carroll. Directed by Ana Lily, it’ll star Diana Bentley and Chloe Madison.

A release date for Cabinet of Curiosities has not yet been set, but it reportedly wrapped filming in February, which means it could arrive as early as this year.

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