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Guillermo del Toro's 'Cabinet of Curiosities' casts Andrew Lincoln, Essie Davis

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Guillermo del Toro's 'Cabinet of Curiosities' casts Andrew Lincoln, Essie Davis
Andrew Lincoln has joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro's "Cabinet of Curiosities" alongside Eddie Davis, F. Murray Abraham, Tim Blake Nelson and more. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Andrew Lincoln, Essie Davis, Tim Blake Nelson and more have been cast in Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming Netflix anthology series, Cabinet of Curiosities.

The eight part series will challenge notions of horror and feature a new cast and crew for each installment.

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Lincoln, Davis and Hannah Galway star in an episode written and directed by Jennifer Kent (The Babadook) that is based on an original story by Del Toro.

F. Murray Abraham, Glynn Turman and Luke Roberts will appear in an episode written by David S. Goyer (Dark Knight) and directed by David Prior (The Empty Man) that is based on a short story by Michael Shea.

Nelson will star alongside Elpidia Carrillo, Demetrius Grosse and Sebastian Roché in an episode written by Del Toro and Regina Corrado (Deadwood). Guillermo Navarro (Godfather of Harlem) is directing.

Crispin Glover and Ben Barnes have been selected for an episode written by Lee Patterson (The Colony) that is based on a short story by H.P. Lovecraft. Keith Thomas (Firestarter) directs.

Peter Weller will appear in an episode by writer and director Panos Cosmatos (Mandy), who co-writes with Aaron Stewart-Ahn.

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Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight) is directing an episode written by Mike Watkins (Black Mirror). The cast will be announced at a future date.

David Hewlett will be featured in an episode directed by Vincenzo Natali (Splice) that is based on a short story by Henry Kuttner.

The last installment will be directed by Ana Lily Amirpour (A Girl Walks Home at Night) that will be written by Haley Z. Boston (Hunters) that is based off of a story by Emily Carroll. The cast will be announced at a later date.

Cabinet of Curiosities is coming to Netflix next year.

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