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The expected direct to TV Wonderful special werewolf at night made a surprise debut a week earlier at Fantastic Fest, and the first reviews have started pouring in. Good news: people seem to have nothing but good things to say about it.
The screening at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX was followed by a question and answer session with the director, Michael Giacchino, best known as an Oscar-winning composer for everything from the batman a Ratatouille.
The love letter to black-and-white horror movies from the first half of the 20th century seems to be resonating with people, and Marvel’s departure from the project’s template is welcome, all while retaining its identity as an MCU property.
the excitement around werewolf at night is palpable, with critics singing high praise for the cinematography and a safer immersion in the horror genre for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a prospect that Doctor strange in the multiverse of madness dipped his toe for the first time earlier this year.
Lots of love for the characters is shared in the Halloween special, which clocks in at just under an hour. werewolf at night features Gael Garcia Bernal as Jack Russell, the titular lycanthrope in the black-and-white period piece set in the 1970s. The short will also include Laura Donnelly as Elsa Bloodstone and fans will finally see the introduction of Man-Thing ( or, as Jack affectionately calls him, Ted) to the MCU.
werewolf at night will debut early in the spooky season, hacking and cutting its way onto Disney Plus on October 7, 2022.