In the new trailer that was unveiled on Saturday at Disney’s D23 Expo, the narrator adds, “This Halloween, you can’t escape the shock, the dread of Werewolf by Night.”
At Disney’s D23 Expo on Saturday, the Disney studio debuted a preview for its first television special, which will be an episode of Werewolf by Night centered on the Halloween holiday.
Werewolf by Night is a black-and-white horror film that is shot in the style of classic monster movies. The film follows the story of Jack Russell, played by Gael Garcia Bernal, who, as a result of a family curse, transforms into a werewolf at night. According to Variety, Jack is a fictional character that was developed in 1972 by Gerry Conway and Mike Ploog. In the series, Jack is able to subdue his powers and put them to use for the greater good, becoming a hero in the process.
In addition, the cast features Harriet Sansom Harris, Jaycob Maya, Eugenie Bondurant, and Laura Donnelly, all of whom appeared in Outlander. According to Deadline, Maya and Michael Giacchino, who won an Oscar for his compositions, are serving as co-directors of the film Werewolf by Night. In the teaser, the announcer adds that “this Halloween,” while referring to the film, “you can’t escape the shock, the dread of Werewolf by Night.”
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The actor Harris, who plays the role of Verusa, has her character declare that “tonight, it is every hunter for themselves.” The character of Ulysses wishes his friend good luck and says, “I’ll be rooting for you.” After that, Verusa says, “However, one of you is actually a monster that is trying to pass yourself off as one of our own. I can’t wait to find out what perversion of the human race you represent.”
Werewolf by Night was not the only noteworthy piece of information that Marvel has in store for the convention. Also on Saturday, the production company made the announcement that their next film, Thunderbolts, will be centered on the antagonists and anti-heroes of the franchise. Florence Pugh, David Harbour, Olga Kurylenko, and Julia Louis Dreyfus will all be reprising their roles from 2021’s Black Widow in the upcoming film Thunderbolts, which will also star Michael Chiklis.
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According to Deadline, the film will also feature performances from Sebastian Stan in the role of The Winter Soldier, Wyatt Russell in the role of US Agent, and Hannah John Kamen in the role of Ghost. Jake Schreier is going to be in charge of directing the movie.