Family Pack sets spooky season release date: Everything we know

Find out what we know about the upcoming spooky release of the French werewolf film Family Pack!
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Fantasy lovers, get ready to howl with excitement! If you've been craving more werewolf tales, Netflix has a treat in store for you this spooky season!

The beloved card game, The Werewolves of Miller's Hollow (also simply known as Werewolf), is transforming into a hilarious French comedy film called Family Pack (originally titled Loups-Garous), slated to hit screens in October 2024.

Curious about this upcoming release? You're in the right place! Join us as we unearth everything we know about this hair-raisingly hilarious flick below.

What is Family Pack about?

Get ready for a howling good time with Family Pack, the upcoming werewolf film directed by François Uzan (known for Paper Souls (2013), Lupin (2021), and On sourit pour la photo (2022)). This French comedy follows a family who stumbles upon a mysterious card game, only to find themselves whisked away to a medieval village.

In this ancient setting, they must navigate the perils of nighttime, where they face off against deadly werewolves to survive. According to IMDb's official synopsis:

"When night falls, and the players have their eyes closed, werewolves make victims among the villagers."


While exact plot details remain mysterious, what we do know has us eagerly anticipating this spooky season delight!

Family Pack first look

Netflix is ramping up the excitement for Family Pack ahead of its October release with a series of teasers that give fans a sneak peek into the werewolf-infested world.

In the initial images, Netflix introduces the star-studded cast, including French megastar Jean Reno, as they face off against menacing werewolves each night. Since then, a video teaser has also been released. Check out the official teaser below for a taste of what's to come:

Adding to the anticipation, Netflix France unveiled a video that pays homage to the film's board game roots and its original French title, Loups-Garous. Check it out below:

Dubbed and ready: Languages of Family Pack

While Family Pack is originally in French, Netflix has exciting news for fans who prefer dubbed versions over subtitles. According to Movie Flix, the film will be available in multiple languages beyond its original French.

In a recent social media update, it was announced that Family Pack will be released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and English. This ensures a broader audience can enjoy the werewolf comedy in their preferred language.

Stay tuned as Netflix works on translations into other languages, though availability may vary initially on the streaming platform.

Meet the cast of Family Pack

Jean Reno
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As mentioned, French icon Jean Reno leads the pack in the upcoming werewolf comedy, though details about his character and those of his fellow stars remain under wraps. According to IMDb, the ensemble cast includes:

  • Franck Dubosc
  • Suzanne Clément
  • Jean Reno
  • Jonathan Lambert
  • Grégory Fitoussi
  • Bruno Gouery
  • Lisa Do Couto Texeira
  • Raphaël Romand
  • Alizée Caugnies
  • Jaroslav Vundrle
  • Ophir Raray

When is Family Pack coming to Netflix?

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Get ready to mark your calendars and set your alarms for October 23, 2024, because Family Pack is howling its way onto Netflix just in time for Halloween!

For viewers in the United States, the comedy werewolf film will be available to stream starting at:

  • 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on Wednesday, October 23
  • 1:00 a.m. Mountain Time (MT) on Wednesday, October 23
  • 2:00 a.m. Central Time (CT) on Wednesday, October 23
  • 3:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Wednesday, October 23

For our international viewers, here are the release times in some key regions:

  • Hawaii: 9:00 p.m. HST on Tuesday, October 22
  • Alaska: 11:00 p.m. AKDT on Tuesday, October 22
  • Brazil: 4:00 a.m. Brasília Time (BRT) on Wednesday, October 23
  • United Kingdom (England), France, Germany, Italy, Spain: 8:00 a.m. local time (GMT/CEST) on Wednesday, October 23
  • Israel: 9:00 a.m. Israel Daylight Time (IDT) on Wednesday, October 23
  • South Africa: 9:00 a.m. South Africa Standard Time (SAST) on Wednesday, October 23
  • Dubai, UAE: 11:00 a.m. Gulf Standard Time (GST) on Wednesday, October 23
  • India: 12:30 p.m. Indian Standard Time (IST) on Wednesday, October 23
  • South Korea, Japan: 4:00 p.m. Korea Standard Time (KST) on Wednesday, October 23
  • Sydney, Australia: 5:00 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Wednesday, October 23

Whether you're staying up late on the West Coast or enjoying an early morning laugh in Europe, Family Pack promises to deliver a howling good time for viewers around the globe. So, get your popcorn ready, gather your friends (or furry friends!), and prepare for a night of laughs and werewolf antics with Family Pack!

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