I’m back, my bulk mail brothers and sisters! I am also now 40 years old, which means if you enjoy my opinions and mail column, I officially have the wisdom of age on my side. If you don’t, no worries, because death is coming for me. This week: Baby Groot hate! Mutant-Inhuman hybrids! And—gasp!—the merits of The Big…
For the better part of a decade, director Guillermo del Toro has teased, promised, and pleaded to make a third Hellboy movie. Star Ron Perlman is up for it and fans want it, but no studio has been willing to pay for it. A few weeks ago, del Toro got fans hopes up by saying he was going to try yet again—and instead,…
Guillermo del Toro has long made a name for himself for doing things that are weird and daring. Creatures, alternate worlds, ghosts, ghouls, giant robots—there’s always something strange happening in his films, and it sounds like his latest, The Shape of Water, will continue that trend.
The first look at Trollhunters revealed a show that looked like it was going to balance big doses of humor, action, and worldbuilding. A new video featuring the director and cast gives a hint at the thinking behind the upcoming series.
Netflix has released the first trailer for Dreamworks Trollhunters, a children’s animated series directed by the same guy whose idea of a fairy tale includes rebel torture and child murder. It’s Guillermo del Toro... for kids!
Starting today, lucky Guillermo del Toro fans who happen to be near the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) can visit “At Home With Monsters,” a new exhibit of props, artwork, and other horror and scifi-related items that have inspired him over the years. For everyone else, there’s Conan.
Guillermo del Toro’s animated Netflix show Trollhunters has Kelsey Grammer and Ron Perlman attached to voice trolls. One plays a helpful troll and one a menacing one. Gee, I wonder which voice will play the latter?
Creature Designers: The Frankenstein Complex is a new documentary about the artistic wizards who ruled cinema in the pre-CG days. It’s full of big names, including Rick Baker, Jon Landis, Joe Dante, and Guillermo del Toro. But the most famous faces that appear in the trailer are far more fantastical.
Pacific Rim writer Travis Beacham and director Guillermo del Toro are teaming up once again to create a brand new world. That world is called Carnival Row, and it just got picked up to pilot by Amazon.
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.