Michael Giacchino will direct Marvel’s new Halloween special

Michael Giacchino will direct Marvel’s new Halloween special

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Composer Michael Giacchino is successful the uncommon presumption of having 2 of his films successful the existent apical 5 astatine the container office, acknowledgment to The Batman and the staying powerfulness of Spider-Man: No Way Home. Now, Giacchino is expanding his scope by directing a caller live-action task for Marvel Studios.

Via The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel has signed the renowned composer to helm a one-hour Halloween peculiar for Disney+ that is reportedly based upon Marvel’s Werewolf by Night comic book. This won’t beryllium Giacchino’s archetypal clip successful the director’s chair, but it is by acold the biggest task helium has ever helmed. Giacchino antecedently directed an occurrence of Star Trek: Short Treks and his ain abbreviated film, Monster Challenge.

Marvel antecedently lined up 2 of its leads for this special. Gael Garcia Bernal volition play the werewolf, but it’s chartless if it volition beryllium the archetypal Werewolf by Night, Jack Russell, oregon the 2nd one, Jacob Gomez. Laura Donnelly is rumored to beryllium playing Nina Price, Jack’s niece, who headlined the Vampire by Night comic stories. Unlike her uncle, Nina is some a vampire and a werewolf.

The screen  for the Werewolf By Night comic book.

Giacchino’s resume arsenic a composer is awe-inspiring. He has provided the euphony for respective of Pixar’s biggest hits, including The Incredibles, Incredibles 2, Ratatouille, Up, Cars 2, Inside Out, Incredible 2, Coco, and the upcoming movie Lightyear. He besides scored the Star Trek reboot films, Jurassic World, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Prior to scoring Marvel Studios’ trilogy of Spider-Man films, Giacchino besides wrote the euphony for Doctor Strange. He volition instrumentality to the Marvel fold aboriginal this twelvemonth with the people for Thor: Love and Thunder.

Marvel Studios’ Halloween peculiar volition statesman filming soon, and it is expected to premiere this October connected Disney+.

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