Marvel Plans “Werewolf By Night” Special?

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Marvel Studios is reportedly searching for a thirtysomething Latino actor to lead the cast of a currently untitled Halloween special to air on the Disney+ service.

The Wrap broke the news, saying the character may be based on the comic property “Werewolf by Night” – a name used by two separate Marvel characters.

The first and most famous is Jack Russell, the 1970s series that ran for 43 issues and follows a lycanthrope descendant who can transform into a werewolf of his own volition.

The other is the more recent incarnation about a member of the Hopi Native American tribe whose family has been cursed with lycanthropy and who comes into conflict with big pharma exploiting his tribe.

It’s not clear which, if either, version

Continue reading article by clicking here...