The Mandalorian director partners with Fortnite to produce a monster miniseries featuring great Universal classics like the mummy

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Universal Pictures and Epic Games have partnered to create an original short-form miniseries called “We Will Be Monsters”. The first episode was released yesterday, October 28, 2021, within Fortnite as part of the Shortnitemares Festival of the game. And be careful, because will reimagine characters like Bride of Frankenstein and Dracula.

De hecho, “We Will Be Monsters” take on Universal’s iconic characters from works like The Bride of Frankenstein and The Mummy and adapts them to modern times. Universal’s original monster movies focused on European origins, but now this new miniseries will go global and will feature locations such as Hong Kong, Morocco, Los Angeles and Lagos.

“This is another manifestation of our monsters, and they have never been depicted so diverse.”, dice Abhijay Parkash, presidente de Universal Filmed Entertainment Group.

What’s more, Rick Famuyiwa will direct this miniseries of the monsters of Universal and Fortnite. If you don’t know him by name, things change if we tell you that Famuyiwa has directed several episodes of The Mandalorian. As for this miniseries, was chosen for his participation in works carried out with high-tech virtual scenarios, as well as his own unique interpretations of the Universal Monsters characters.

According Hollywood Reporter, after this initial episode, Fortnite players will be able to purchase the skins of these characters and use them in the game. The first skin available will be The Bride of Frankenstein. It has also been confirmed that episodes two through four will be released in early 2022.

On the other hand, If you are regular Fortnite players, you will already be aware of other skins recent game. Without going any further, iconic characters such as Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield from Resident Evil have recently arrived in the game. Not forgetting the arrival of Rick Grimes, from The Walking Dead. All of them, ideal for this next Halloween celebration.

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