Guillermo del Toro
Around these parts we've been singing the praises of artist Gris Grimly for several years now. Simply put, the man has a very distinct and eye-catching style all of his own. It's nice to see the rest of the world catching up!
And the angels sing. Then tie you up, drag you down the stairs and maim you with a straight razor. Such are the events of the original Seventies TV scare-a-thon Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, and we've been waiting with bated breath for news of the Guillermo del Toro produced remake. Finally, said news has come. From the Press Release
If there's one filmmaker who's a big favorite around the Dread Central offices, it's without question the great Guillermo del Toro. With several really high profile films in the works, including the long awaited At the Mountains of Madness, the man sure has a lot on his plate and a lot to say about it as well.
Hold the presses, kids. It seems as if we may have written Tom Cruise off just a little too soon when it comes to starring in Guillermo del Toro's film adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness.
If there's one movie we are dying to see around these parts, it's Guillermo del Toro's take on the Seventies TV scare-a-thon Don't Be Afraid of the Dark. Being big fans of the original and of course del Toro himself, there's no reason not to be excited! For fans overseas the good news just keeps on coming.
The fact that the Guillermo del Toro helmed film adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness is becoming a reality makes us giddy beyond words. With casting in full swing offers have gone out to some interesting bits of talent.
Words alone cannot describe how excited we are for Guillermo del Toro's big screen adaptation of the Lovecraftian tale At the Mountains of Madness.
Yep, the news is slow right now, but the lull won't last long (it never does) so while waiting for the biz to officially reopen its doors for 2011, why not dig around for some mostly missed coolness?
Guillermo del Toro is one of our generation's greatest and most prolific filmmakers. His eye for terror and mayhem is rarely matched, and when news broke that he will be turning his eye to video games, we were we more than stoked.
Say what you will about Guillermo del Toro, but it's obvious the guy likes to work outside the studio system. So much so that he's created a place where he and fellow artists can hash out new and interesting ideas for all kinds of media - and without studio interference to boot! From the Press Release:
If there's one project out there that fans should be foaming at the mouth for, it is without question Guillermo del Toro's At the Mountains of Madness, a dream project for the great director and one that looks as if it's moving along quite nicely!
Can't wait to see the latest fright flick from producer Guillermo del Toro, Julia's Eyes (Los ojos de Julia)? Well then get ready to get hung up over the film's opening scene!
Now here's an interesting bit of news! There's no question nothing goes down easier than a good old fashioned monster mash, and damnit, we haven't had one in a long while. Could that be about to change?
Bad news for us all who have been eagerly anticipating Guillermo del Toro's take on the Seventies TV scare-a-thon Don't Be Afraid of the Dark. Looks like we're gonna be waiting a while longer to see it.
The Fall, the second chapter in Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan's Strain Trilogy, was released by HarperCollins last week, and the publisher has shared with us a great video interview of del Toro discussing the book and the vampire lore that inspired him.