Netflix has revealed the titles, cast, writers and directors for all of the episodes of the upcoming horror anthology series, Cabinet of Curiosities, from acclaimed Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. Each episode will tell a standalone story, with two of them being wholly original stories from del Toro himself, with each one having a different cast, writer, and director, all being personally picked by del Toro.
The announcement of the titles, cast, writers and directors of the episodes did not provide the order of the episode releases, so the list of episodes will be provided in alphabetical order. Starting with “Dreams in the Witch House” based on a story of the same name by H.P. Lovecraft, this episode will be written by Mika Watkins (Origin; Black Mirror; Troy: Fall of a City) and directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen, Lords of Dogtown, Twilight) with a cast featuring Rupert Grint (Servant, Harry Potter franchise), Ismael Cruz Cordova (Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Undoing, Miss Bala), DJ Qualls (Turning Point, Supernatural), Nia Vardalos (Love, Victor, Station 19, My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Tenika Davis (Jupiter’s Legacy, Titans).
“Graveyard Rats” is based on a short story by Henry Kuttner of the same name. The episode is both written and directed by Vincenzo Natali (Splice, Cube, Hannibal) and stars David Hewlett (SEE, The Shape of Water, Stargate: Atlantis). “Lot 36” is one of the episodes based on an original story by del Toro. Written by Regina Corrado (Deadwood, The Strain) and directed by Guillermo Navarro (Godfather of Harlem, Narcos), this episode will 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). Another episode based on the work of Lovecraft, “Pickman’s Model” is written by Lee Patterson (Curve, The Colony) and is directed by Keith Thomas (Firestarter, The Vigil), with a cast that includes Ben Barnes (Shadow and Bone, Westworld, The Punisher), Crispin Glover (Rivers Edge, Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland, American Gods, Back To The Future; Willard, Charlie’s Angels), and Oriana Leman (The Whale, The Detectives).