Upcoming Guillermo del Toro Netflix Projects

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Guillermo del Toro is the OG producer of twisted-fairytale style movies and television. Following the popularity of Guillermo del Toro’s Tales of Arcadia animated anthology series, it’s no surprise that Netflix would want to cement its relationship with the creator. Here are all of his current TV and movie projects lined up for Netflix over the coming years.

Back in August 2020 an output deal between Netflix and del Toro has was signed to produce new content for the streamer.

In the meantime, here are all the Guillermo del Toro Netflix Originals released thus far on Netflix:

  • Five Came Back
  • Tales of Arcadia: Trollhunters (Season 1-3)
  • Tales of Arcadia: 3Below (Seasons 1 & 2)
  • Tales of Arcadia: Wizards (Season 1)
  • Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans (2021)

Not sure where to start with the Tales of Arcadia anthology? Check out our viewing guide here.

Editors note: We’ll be updating this post whenever we find out more, so keep checking back!


Pinocchio

Expected Netflix release date: 2022

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We can’t wait to see what del Toro does with this classic fairytale.

As we mentioned in our full preview for Guillermo del Toro’s stop motion animated Pinocchio, the upcoming Netflix movie draws inspiration from Gris Grimly’s 2002 graphic novel of the same name. As you can see from the novel’s artwork, this is a much darker take on the traditional tale.

Like the classic Disney animation, del Toro’s Pinocchio will be a musical. But you can forget about singing birdies and a puppetry chorus: the music for this one is being created by British rock legend, Nick Cave.

Here’s what del Toro has said about the movie so far:

“It’s not a Pinocchio for all the family. Of course [it’s a political film]. Pinocchio during the rise of Mussolini, do the math. A puppet during the rise of fascism.”

Fans of del Toro will know that this movie has been a long while in the making, due to the time-consuming nature of stop motion animation. The movie has been in the works since 2015.

Some really big names have lent their voices to this movie, too. The cast includes Tilda Swinton, Ewan McGregor, Christoph Waltz, Cate Blanchett, and John Turturro. Newcomer Gregory Mann voices the boy-puppet himself, and Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard appears in an unspecified role, too.


Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight

Netflix release date: 2022 or even further

Love Black Mirror but want it to be more horror-oriented? 10 After Midnight is going to be right up your street. It was ordered back in May 2018 but production on the series only began in 2021.

The series is described as “A horror anthology” that is a “collection of stories that are both equally sophisticated and horrific.”


We’ll keep you posted as soon as we can confirm any more titles or details associated with Guillermo del Toro’s output deal with Netflix.

Fans may be interested to know that del Toro is currently working on a psychological thriller titled Nightmare Alley for Searchlight which is set for a December 2021 release, but that has nothing to do with Netflix.

What’s your favorite del Toro movie? Let us know in the comments below!

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