Del Toro To Climb To Crimson Peak And Subvert The Classical Ghost Story

Guillermo Del Toro has set Crimson Peak as his next film and recruited Crimson Petal and the White writer Lucinda Coxon to do a new draft of the script with him. She’s clearly quite the crimson specialist.

The film will be a ghost story, and was initially conceived by Del Toro directly after Pan’s Labyrinth. He’s interested, he told Deadline, in playing around with form and subverting it a little.

Something he already did with Devil’s Backbone, though this time he seems to be thinking along more The Haunting, Turn of the Screw lines. The sort of thing he’s produced before but never directed – cf. The Orphanage, maybe Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, to an extent.

Pacific Rim backers Legendary are funding and will produce the film, and Del Toro suggests it’s just the next step in an ongoing relationship. Later down the line, he teases, could be At the Mountains of Madness.

Yes please.

unnamed (8)

A Gold Statue Of Carnage Wielding The Confederate Flag In The Middle Of Liberal New York City

Hatred

Gabe Newell Reinstates Hatred Onto Steam Greenlight

Blackcross01-Cov-A-Lee

Warren Ellis On Project Superpowers And Dynamite Solicitations For March 2015

IMPERIUM_001_COVER-B_ALLEN

First Look At Valiant’s New Imperium By Joshua Dysart And Doug Braithwaite

davis,j_art_of

Legendary Artist Jack Davis To Retire At 90

Live From The Comic Shop: Spider-Woman #2, Oddly Normal #3 And Drifter #2

Norm_Breyfogle

Norm Breyfogle In Hospital After Suffering A Stroke

BlueBeetle

Celebrating Ted Kord, The Blue Beetle Who Was Your Friend

Latest Trailer For Live-Action Cinderella

Screen Shot 2014-12-16 at 11.51.01 PM

Two Highly Giftable Nobrow Graphic Novels – Art Schooled And Robert Moses: The Master Builder Of New York City