[Review] WEREWOLF BY NIGHT (2022, Disney+) The MCU Does Horror Right – Bring On The Classic Monster Movie Charm

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 367, the Grue-Crew review WEREWOLF BY NIGHT (2022, Disney+) Season 2 Episode 1. For this episodes Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Brian W. Smith team up with Heroes and Droids co-hosts Christopher ‘The Slattman’ Slattery and Chad Hunt to cover this Disney+/Marvel Halloween special, introducing “monsters” the MCU.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

WEREWOLF BY NIGHT (2022, Disney+)

Follows a lycanthrope superhero who fights evil using the abilities given to him by a curse brought on by his bloodline.

  • Available streaming on Disney+ Network beginning October 7, 2022
  • Director: Michael Giacchino
  • Writer: Heather Quinn, Peter Cameron
  • Werewolf by Night created by: Gerry Conway, Roy Thomas, Jean Thomas, and Michael Ploog
  • Cast: Gael Garcia Barnal, Laura Donnelly, Harriet Sansom Harris, Krik R. Thatcher, Eugenie Bondurant, Leonardo Nam, Daniel J. Watts


Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.