The werewolf whodunnit subgenre, however, is the best of both worlds. It is undeniably a subversion, because most stories do not contain werewolves, so their inclusion is enough to make any audience pause. But a werewolf whodunnit is also very much a traditional whodunnit. You get to have your cake and eat it too if your killer is a werewolf, and Werewolves Within embraces that notion to terrific effect.
Also, within the mythology of this character and this thing, and how fast it killed, it was fun to think about it having control over its changing as part of its, again, mythology and how it went about its business.
The action centers on the snowbound rural town of Beaverfield, whose forest ranger Finn (Sam Richardson) and postal worker Cecily (Milana Vayntrub), quickly realize they and the local townspeople are facing threats from both within and without. We talked to Ruben about shooting in familiar territory, working with an ensemble cast of comedic actors, and the monsters within us.
After a proposed pipeline creates divisions within the small town of Beaverfield, and a snowstorm traps its residents together inside the local inn, newly arrived forest ranger Finn (Sam Richardson) and postal worker Cecily (Milana Vayntrub) must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community. 781b155fdc