Guillermo del Toro is a collector. Props, paintings, weird shit—he buys anything, and puts it in a secondary residence he purchased just to hold it all. He calls this place Bleak House and while it was private for a long time, del Toro is now bringing his obsession to the public.
In a couple of days, Hollywood will unleash its latest fairytale movie on the world. The Huntsman: Winter’s War is the followup to Snow White and the Huntsman, one of many fairytale movies that missed the entire point of making such a movie in the first place. Is it even possible to make a decent live-action…
The new show that will unite Guillermo del Toro, Netflix, and DreamWorks Animation dropped its first image today. When the show was announced in January, Trollhunters was described as taking place in “a new, fantastical world wrapped around two best friends who make a startling discovery beneath their hometown.”
Guillermo del Toro’s name is attached to so many movies, sometimes it feels like we’ll never see any of them. While we wait for those, though, del Toro is actually making a new film. It’s smaller, it’s shooting in August and the first details—including a rough plot description—have been revealed.
It has been ages since we heard about Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the iconic children’s horror novel trilogy by Alvin Schwartz. But there’s finally more news, and it’s good stuff: Lego Movie writers Dan and Kevin Hageman have been tapped to write the script.
The on-again, off-again sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 is back from the depths. Deadline reports Legendary Pictures has hired Steven S. DeKnight to direct the film, which will be produced by the first film’s director, Guillermo del Toro.
Mama is coming back, but without her biggest nemesis. Guillermo del Toro produced the 2013 horror film, which starred Jessica Chastain, and now a sequel is in the works. Unfortunately, the Oscar-nominated actress isn’t expected to return.
Guillermo del Toro is starting development on the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie. This is great news! Not just because of how good del Toro is, but because he’s a fan of the source material.
Guillermo del Toro divulged his top 10 Criterion films to the DVD site, and (unsurprisingly, given the director’s deep love of cinema) it’s an eclectic, intelligent, and wide-ranging list that he groups in “thematic/authorial pairings.” Among his picks: Terry Gilliam’s Brazil (pictured) and Time Bandits.
It’s pretty cool that Marvel’s sorcerer supreme is making his way to the movies. You know what might have been cooler? A weird and wonderful look at the mystical side of Marvel comics from two icons of modern fantasy: Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro. However, Marvel apparently disagrees.
Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak isn’t the movie most people expected. It’s not a scary, haunted house movie. It’s a saturated, world-building gothic romance that just happens to have supernatural elements.
In a series of tweets, Guillermo del Toro—obviously no stranger to the comics—decided to offer his own little tribute to Jack Kirby’s skill. It’s pretty much dead-on correct. The rest of the tweets are below.
Some people loved Guillermo del Toro’s gothic confection Crimson Peak. Some people found it disappointing. But the overall consensus seems to be that Crimson Peak not only wasn’t scary, but didn’t have a twisty enough storyline. But maybe everybody missed the huge twist at the end of the film?
The progress of Pacific Rim 2 has been like an epic battle between a Jaeger and a Kaiju. There have been ups, downs, knockouts and comebacks. First it got a release date, then it got delayed, then director Guillermo del Toro revived it from the dead—and now, he’s got an update.
Early in Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak, protagonist Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) eagerly gives a story she’s written to a publisher. But he sends her away, with the condescending instruction that ladies should really be writing romance stories, not ghost stories. She balks at the critique—not just because he’s a…
Guillermo del Toro is known primarily as an auteur of highly stylized horror and science fiction, but with Crimson Peak, the director has made a film that has captured the imagination of the fashion world. On Tuesday evening, Bergdorf Goodman unveiled a new series of windows inspired by the film, interpreting its…
Guillermo del Toro has an amazing gift for mixing the grotesque and the gorgeous. And his latest film Crimson Peak, out today, takes that visual panache to a brand new height. With every shot, del Toro overloads our senses more and more, until madness beckons.
A sequel to Pacific Rim might be a long ways off, but it’s still on director Guillermo del Toro’s mind. And, he has a fantastic idea for who he wants behind the controls of a new Jaeger.
If Guillermo del Toro wasn’t making movies, he’d be a Fantastic Fest attendee. He’s just one of those guys who lives and breathes, not just cinema, but weird, creepy, tense and gory cinema. So for him to bring his latest film, Crimson Peak, to the intensely genre film festival was a big deal.