UNITED STATES: Marvel’s Werewolf by Night lands as the latest title from the MCU, debuting next week. The Michael Giacchino directorial debut television special is arriving on Disney+ this Halloween, and ahead of its debut, the early reviews have arrived for the horror fantasy holiday special.
The upcoming monster title from Marvel Studios follows the fictional character Werewolf by Night debuted in the 1972 comic book Marvel Spotlight #2.
Twitter reviews are in for MCU’s upcoming holiday special, Werewolf by Night
Eric Davis from Rotten Tomatoes shared the review on Twitter. The tweet read, ‘’Marvel’s #WerewolfByNight is a spooky & moody monster tale w/ beautiful photography & big throwback vibes. Director Michael Giacchino does a great job blending the look & feel of classic horror from the ‘30s & ‘40s w/ amusing MCU touches. Ted is MVP, imo. Fun & different.’’
Chris Stuckmann also tweeted, “Didn’t expect the first #FantasticFest Secret Screening to be #WerewolfByNight directed by @m_giacchino one of my favorite composers. If you’re nostalgic for creature features of the 1930s this will be right up your alley. There’s plenty of blood and gore, and exciting fights.’’
Rob Keyes from Screenrant also added, ‘’My #WerewolfByNight thoughts: Marvel’s new MCU monsters and leads are awesome, as is Michael Giacchino’s direction & music as well! The supporting characters are not on the same level, but Werewolf By Night is still a thrilling Halloween special they should keep doing more of.’’
Werewolf by Night stars Gael Garcia Bernal as the titular character. Laura Donnelly as Elsa Bloodstone, Harriet Sansom Harris as Verusa, Al Hamacher as Billy Swan, and Eugenie Bobdurant as Linda also joined the star cast. In addition to directing, Michael Giacchino also composed the music. Heather Quinn and Peter Cameron handed the screenplay for the upcoming Television special.
Marvel’s Werewolf by Night will debut on October 7, 2022. A trailer was also released a few weeks ago, which intrigued viewers with the unique concept encased in a black and white format reminiscent of 1930s classic monster movies.