Guillermo del Toro

Crimson Peak trailer reveals ghosts and blood

Have we seen the whole movie now?
May 13
The first trailer for Crimson Peak from director Guillermo Del Toro was significantly creepy, hinting at the terror that the house held and just how odd Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain were going to be. Like good hor... read

Ryan Gosling in talks to star in Guillermo Del Toro's Haunted Mansion

Hey girl, are you a ghost? Because you hunt my dreams
Apr 10
Good news, everyone! It looks like Guillermo Del Toro's Haunted Mansion, based on the Disney ride of the same name, is finally back on track with Ryan Gosling in talks to star.  Del Toro first revealed Haunted Mansi... read

Pacific Rim continues with new comic, Tales from the Rift

Guillermo del Toro is a true renaissance nerd
Mar 26
In case you couldn't get enough Kaijus and Jaegers the first time you saw Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro has you covered with the upcoming sequel, which has actually just entered pre-production. However, if 2017 is still a l... read
Well... maybe.
We all know that Kickstarter is pretty cool. (Heck, one of our writers used it to fund his last short film.) And film projects tend to be pretty safe bets; while video game Kickstarters routinely fail in a spectacular fashion... read feature

Thems some strong words yur usin' thar
A return to horror for Guillermo Del Toro is probably some of the most exciting stuff going on this year and with this first trailer for Crimson Peak we can see he's back in form with stunningly creepy visuals. If the d... read feature

Music to my eyes
Music plays an integral role in film. Easily ignored, easily forgotten, a film's soundtrack is the little celebrated framework of cinema. But when sound and sight marry into a great scene, you get some of the best moments. Li... read feature

Crimson Peak

First images of Del Toro's Crimson Peak are just the best

Jan 05
It might be a little too early to call it, but I'm going for it. Judging by these few images of Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming Crimson Peak, it's going to be the greatest thing ever. A gothic horror film starring Jessica Chast... read
The Book of Life Trailer

Trailer for The Book of Life continues to look bueno

Aug 08
The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Jorge Gutierrez (who once created one of my favorite cartoons ever, El Tigre), looks absolutely stunning. I've completely fallen for this Die de Muertos film s... read
Hell-no 3

Hellboy 3 definitely isn't happening

Jul 15
After years of endless trying and never giving up, Guillermo del Toro finally gave up on making Hellboy 3 a reality. On a recent Reddit AMA, del Toro admitted the film wasn't happening due to a lack of a studio backing: ... read
Miracles do happen
It seems that Guillermo Del Toro has made everyone's wishes come true and then some. When Pacific Rim failed to be a truly massive hit it was unclear if we'd ever see more, but now according to the above video we'll see... read feature

Del Toro writing Pacific Rim 2 right now

Still no money to actually make it
Jun 09
At ATX this weekend Guiellermo Del Toro made fans of his Pacific Rim a little excited as he announced that he's working on the sequel's with The Incredible Hulk writer Zak Penn script as if he already had funding fo... read
Book of Life Trailer

First official trailer for the Del Toro produced animated film, The Book of Life

May 30
The Book of Life is definitely on my list of films to keep an eye out for. Produced by Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez (who created one of my favorite past Nickelodeon cartoons, El Tigre, which Book of ... read

Del Toro's Crimson Peak to horrify in 2015

Oct 28
Guillermo Del Toro is officially returning to horror as Crimson Peak, his upcoming haunted house film, has gotten an April 2015 release date. The movie has been collecting up a fantastic cast like Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom... read
Treehouse of Horror

Watch Del Toro's Simpsons Treehouse of Horror couch gag

Can you spot all the references?
Oct 03
The Simpsons has been around for a long, long time. I may be the only one who believes this, but I want the show to keep going for as long as it can. As the show enters its 25th season, one of the staples of the show has bec... read

Pacific Rim opens well in China, sequel more likely

Aug 01
While Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim has been a bit of a bust at the box office domestically, it's been doing quite well overseas. In fact, Pacific Rim had a record-setting opening day in China on Wednesday, grossing $... read
Pacific Godzilla

Godzilla style fan trailer for Pacific Rim is wonderful

Pacific Rim wishes it could be Godzilla.
Jul 31
Pacific Rim may not have been the best thing since sliced Godzilla bread, but it did inspire a lot of folks with how much it resembled other things. First we had that nice fan trailer cut with Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers m... read

Mondo releasing Guillermo Del Toro Criterion posters

Jul 31
The Criterion Collection put out The Devil's Backbone on DVD and Blu-ray this week, one of Guillermo Del Toro's bona fide masterpieces. This is the second Del Toro movie in the Criterion Collection, the other being his f... read

Pacific Rim won't get a director's cut

Hour of extra footage destroyed by monster/robot battle
Jul 15
Reports came in pretty quickly that Guillermo del Toro had cut about an extra hour of movie out of Pacific Rim to make sure the character's story arcs were pared down to their bare essentials. As someone who came away from th... read
Big, brash and bland
When talking about Pacific Rim you really have to start with expectations. Expectations for this particular film were all over the place. Those who just saw the trailers simply thought it was yet another giant robot movi... read feature

Pacific Rim poster

Metal Gear artist drew Pacific Rim's Japanese poster

Drawn by Yoji Shinkawa, this poster is the embodiment of my dreams.
Jul 12
Remember how Hideo Kojima (creator of the Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders franchises) tweeted how much he enjoyed Pacific Rim (Oh yeah, Kanye did too but Im'ma let you finish)? The connections between Guillermo Del To... read

Mondo unveils some marvelous posters for SDCC 2013

Jul 11
As we mentioned yesterday, Mondo has some awesome stuff lined up for this year's San Diego Comic Con. In addition to their awesome lineup of six posters by various artists for Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Pacific Rim that we... read
So it goes (maybe); Del Toro also wants Benedict Cumberbatch for Frankenstein
With Pacific Rim making its way into theaters this week, Guillermo del Toro now has his sights set on the future. First there's the ghost story Crimson Peak, but there are other projects on the horizon. One of the biggies: he... read feature

Four clips from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim

Rocket propelled punches be breaking monster jaws
Jul 01
Four new clips from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim (aka Mighty Morphin Power Jaegers) have popped up, and the biggie is the one above. In it, you watch some hardcore kaiju-on-Jaeger action. It includes a special Jaeger mov... read
Hellboy 3

Hellboy 3 still isn't happening

Hell to the no.
Jul 01
While Guillermo Del Toro has been inspired to at least get started on a third Hellboy film for awhile now, financial backing for the film has still always been up in the air, keeping the entire project in limbo. There ha... read
Pacific Rim Trailer

Trailer: Pacific Rim

They connect to the Jaegers via "neural handshake"? Adorable.
Jun 25
The newest trailer for Pacific Rim may very well be the best one yet. It's got Idris Elba's "canceling the apocalypse" speech from the first trailer slowed down to its actual film delivery speed, it features a good amount of... read

Pacific Rim featurette shows off lots of robots, action

May 31
As if you needed any more of a reason to be excited to see Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Summer action movie Pacific Rim, in this new behind the scenes featurette, the director talks about some of the crazy set design that w... read

Trailer: Pacific Rim

Full of more giant robots and monsters
May 16
OK Pacific Rim, we get it. You're going to be awesome. This new trailer shows off even more robots punching monsters than we've seen before and it's hard to be anything but excited for this much robot on monster action.... read

Big Pacific Rim banner poster shows off kaiju and jaegers

Note them little people for scale, folks
May 03
So that new trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim was full of awesome and boat sword. The same goes for this super-big banner poster for the film, which is the same distance as the entire length of the Golden Gate Brid... read

Benedict Cumberbatch joining del Toro's Crimson Peak

Apr 05
There really has not been any specific details’ regarding Guillermo del Toro’s next project from Legendary Pictures, Crimson Peak. The newest detail coming from Variety is that Benedict Cumberbatch is joining the ... read

UPDATE 2: New Pacific Rim Jaeger posters are gorgeous

USA! USA! USA! Oh and Australia I guess...
Mar 29
UPDATE 2: Now we've got all five Pacific Rim Jaegers folks! USA's Gipsy Danger and Australia's Striker Eureka! Now that you've seen them all, what do you think? I'm personally hoping they eventually combine and form a Voltron... read

New pics for Pacifc Rim, details on Crimson Peak

Big robots and haunted houses
Feb 19
We have a couple new pics for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim here. Nothing particularly glamorous, a pic and a piece of concept art, but you take your giant fighting robots where you can get 'em. What may be of more interes... read

New concept art from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim

Feb 18
We're a few months away from the release of Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro's love letter to kaiju movies and giant robots. The movie landed the cover of Total Film, and in the magazine are some new bits of concept art. One f... read

Del Toro to produce Secret Garden adaptation

Feb 05
Deadline is reporting that Guillermo Del Toro is set up to produce a version of The Secret Garden by Beasts of the Southern Wild writer Lucy Alibar. Universal snapped up the pitch amiss a battle of four studios... read

New images from Pacific Rim are full of sci-fi goodness!

Robots packing punches
Feb 04
With all of those other cool Super Bowl commercials airing yesterday, you were probably thinking to yourself 'I'm sure they'll show something for Pacific Rim. Why else am I watching this silly game of sports ball?' ... read

Flixclusive: Why Henson shelved Del Toro's Pinocchio

An inside source reveals the reasoning behind the Jim Henson Company's decision
Feb 01
We just reported that Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio has been put on the back burner by the Jim Henson Company. The film's co-writer, Gris Grimly, tweeted that the box office numbers on Frankenweenie were partially to blame f... read

Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio put on the back burner

Now he'll never become a real boy
Feb 01
I suppose the laws of probability would dictate that out of the million or so projects Guillermo Del Toro has on his plate at any given time, at least a couple aren't going to come to fruition. That doesn't excuse how depress... read
Warning: Nightmare fuel ahead, next 100 minutes
As I've stated many times before, I see a lot of movies. As such, I see a lot of trailers. When I saw the first trailer for Mama, I was very intrigued. When I saw Guillermo Del Toro's name attached, I was even more so. If any... read feature

Emma Stone eying role in Del Toro's Crimson Peak

A new haunted house film from Del Toro that isn't his Haunted House film
Jan 16
As a man who is forever working on at least a dozen different things, Guillermo Del Toro has already lined up his next directorial feature after this summer's Pacific Rim, a haunted house spooktackular titled Crimson Peak. In... read

Watch a clip of Del Toro discussing Alfred Hitchcock

From the Criterion release of The Man Who Knew Too Much
Jan 15
It's a beautiful thing to see a great director discuss one of the greatest directors in all of filmdom, and to do so as eloquently as Guillermo Del Toro always manages to be. This is a clip from the DVD/Blu-ray extra of Crit... read

Guillermo Del Toro working on DC's Dark Universe

AKA Justice League Dark
Jan 08
A couple of months ago there was some talk of Guillermo Del Toro developing DC's Justice League Dark for film, but there really wasn't any clarification on where the property stood or how far long it was. Well, we can at leas... read

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