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Castle Talk: Bent Heavens Author on Alien Invasions, Teens and Torture

Castle Talk: "Bent Heavens" Author on Alien Invasions, Teens and Torture

This episode we're chatting with Daniel Kraus, author of Bent Heavens, a new, horrific SF novel from Henry Holt/Macmillan Books. As of this writing the book is listed by Amazon as the #1 New Release in "Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Death & Dying."   The publisher sums up Kraus's storied career thusly: Kraus […]

"Scary Stories" Being Told by del Toro at San Diego Comic-Con

Suddenly, I feel the need to go to San Diego Comic-Con. Guillermo del Toro, one of the boldest story-tellers of his generation, will be appearing at San Diego Comic-Con this year to teach a Master Class on scary storytelling with the director of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, André Øvredal, according to Deadline. […]

Bradley Cooper Eyeing Walk Down "Nightmare Alley"

Deadline is reporting that Bradley Cooper is in early talks to sign on to Guillermo del Toro's remake of Nightmare Alley, the 1947 film noir classic that starred Tyrone Power and Joan Blondell. Leonardo DiCaprio was originally rumored to be circling the project, but talks fell apart early. Here's what I really want to know- […]

"Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark" Trailer

New "Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark" Trailer: Maybe Believe Kids?

A brand-new trailer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the much-beloved and borrowed-from-the-school-library series Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark reminds us that maybe, just maybe, law officials in small towns should be told to believe kids? You know that thing that happens in horror movies when adults never believe the kids? WHEN […]

Manga Creator Junji Ito Never Got to Start Work on Canceled Silent Hills Game

Manga Creator Junji Ito Never Got to Start Work on Canceled Silent Hills

Perhaps best known as the P.T. demo, Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's scrapped Silent Hills game was cancelled in 2014. The game also had a third major collaborator, horror manga writer and artist Junji Ito, who is best known for his short works like Uzumaki and The Enigma of Amigara Fault. Ito was brought […]

Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke Team Up for Pan's Labyrinth Novel

Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke Team Up for Pan's Labyrinth Novel

In 2006, Guillermo del Toro brought a new vision of horror to audiences with Pan's Labyrinth, the tale of an 11 year old girl coming to terms with life in the home of her sadistic step-father. Part of what makes Ofelia's plight so gripping is that the real-world horrors and atrocities in 1944 Spain during […]

"Optimism is Radical" Guillermo del Toro Writes in Essay

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has some encouraging words for 2019- "optimism is radical". In Time Magazine's "The Art of Optimism" issue, an essay written by del Toro aims to paint optimism as the most needed thing in the current world. You can see more from the issue here, or scroll down for del Torro's full […]

NECA Pan's Labyrinth Ofelia Figure 2

NECA's Pan's Labyrinth Figures Continue With Ofelia

NECA is continuing its awesome partnership with director Guillermo del Toro and creating figures from his film's with the third figure from Pan's Labyrinth. Ofelia will come with three different fairies, a book, a key and a pillar with an eye that comes out. She will stand around 5 inches tall and comes with the […]

Remember When Guillermo del Toro Tried to Make 'Justice League Dark'?

Every so often, a project that is just too perfect for words ends up not happening due to unforeseen circumstances and we get robbed of the resulting project- like Guillermo del Toro's Justice League Dark film for Warner Bros. Pictures. It would have been the perfect fit for the Oscar-winning director to step back into superheroes- a […]

Guillermo del Toro's Heartbreaking Connection to 'Pinocchio'

At some point in the near[ish] future, we'll be treated to two very different retellings of the classic tale Pinocchio. One, an official 'live-action' Disney remake which may feature Tom Hanks as Geppetto, is just in the pre-production phase, ink drying on contracts and such. But the other, which has more of our attention, will be a stop-motion […]

'Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark' Coming to Theaters Summer of 2019

90's kids will no doubt remember the joy that was picking up "Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark" from the library or Scholastic Book Fair. Lionsgate has been hard at work on a feature film adaptation, and as of today, we know when it'll be hitting theaters. Guillermo del Toro is producing, as well […]

Tales of Arcadia: 3Below- Guillermo del Toro, Diego Luna Talk Initial Pitch

Netflix and Dreamworks struck gold when it came to Trollhunters. The three seasons of the show were beloved by adults and children alike and it was nice to see a kids show that didn't dumb itself down under the misconception that kids couldn't handle real stories. We shouldn't expect anything less from Guillermo del Toro […]

Guillermo del Toro Stop-Motion 'Pinocchio' Film Heads to Netflix

Oscar winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is making a stop-motion feature film based on the classic tale of Pinocchio, the little wooden boy.  This long gestating project just landed at Netflix, and we're pretty excited to see how it turns out. In a statement released to announce the Netflix-home of the project, del Toro said: "No art […]

Keri Russell at the FX's "The Americans" For Your Consideration Event at the ATAS Saban Media Center on June 1, 2017 in North Hollywood, CA

Keri Russell May Be Joining Guillermo del Toro's Thriller 'Antlers'

Emmy nominated actress Keri Russell may be joining a film with FOX Searchlight that's being produced by Oscar winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed earlier rumors today that Russell has entered into negotiations to appear in Antlers, a supernatural horror thriller written by Nick Antosca and Henry Chaisson.  Scott Cooper is directing the film, and it sounds like a […]

Pan's Labyrinth Funko Collage

Pan's Labyrinth Pops and Dorbz Coming From Funko!

Pan's Labyrinth is getting the Funko treatment. A Dorbz figure and two Pops will join the Pop Movie line, and will be in stores in August. It is about time if you ask me. This is my favorite Guillermo del Toro film, and it was robbed from winning all of the Academy Awards in 2007. […]

Guillermo del Toro NECA Figure SDCC Exclusive

Guillermo del Toro Gets His Own Action Figure from NECA for SDCC 2018

Guillermo del Toro is becoming an action figure. NECA will produce a limited run of 2,000 action figures of the most recent Best Director Oscar winner for SDCC this year. NECA is also producing figures based on his films, such as Pan's Labyrinth and The Devil's Backbone. The figure features cloth clothing, stands at eight […]

'Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight' Horror Anthology Haunting Netflix

Academy Award-winning director Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) is turning to Netflix to house the horrors of his new anthology series Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight. Del Toro created the series, described as a collection of personally curated stories, equally sophisticated and horrific. The filmmaker will write and direct certain episodes; and will pick a team […]

'Scary Stories To Tell in The Dark' Film Coming from Guillermo del Toro

In another example of perfect decisions to breathe a modern life into an existing property, Oscar winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has co-written and will produce a film based on the "Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark" book series by Alvin Schwartz. Entertainment One and CBS Films are financing the project, which will start filming in Toronto […]

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water Gets Creature from the Black Lagoon Treatment

Here we are on Oscar Night, and one of the films being nominated is Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water. It's an interesting film that has captured a lot of people's imaginations, including the people over at '80s Style Trailers, who have put together a new trailer for the film — but instead of […]