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Guillermo del Toros Stop-Motion Pinocchio Announces Voice Cast

Guillermo del Toro's Stop-Motion Pinocchio Announces Voice Cast

Guillermo del Toro's new stop-motion musical version of Pinocchio has a voice cast, and it is an impressive one The Oscar-winning director has tapped newcomer Gregory Mann in the title role, Ewan McGregor, as Cricket, David Bradley as Geppetto, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, and Burn[...]

Krauss Living Dead is 650 Pages of Zombie Gore Tension and Sadness

Kraus's Living Dead is 650 Pages of Zombie Gore, Tension and Sadness

This episode we're talking to Daniel Kraus, author of The Living Dead: A New Novel (Tor), a book written in part by Night of the Living Dead's (and so much more) George Romero and then expanded and completed by Kraus—expanded, in fact, to a door-stopping, Micheneresque zombie magnum opus that melds ideas from Romero over the course […]

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2 Is On Its Way

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 2 Is On Its Way

André Øvredal will return to direct the sequel, with writers Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman again writing the script form a story by Guillermo del Toro Paramount Pictures will c0-finance this one with eOne after the latter helped Lionsgate bring the first film to the screen last summer The 2019 film grossed over $170 million[...]

Hellboy Reboot Failed Because of Del Toro Fans Says David Harbour

'Hellboy' Reboot Failed Because of Del Toro Fans Says David Harbour

Right from the start, when director Guillermo del Toro and original star Ron Pearlman were not attached, quite a few fans were, to put it kindly, pissed Even after trailers and and the film's release, it was never embraced and failed at the box office The series is pretty dead now.Star David Harbour, on an[...]

Peter Jackson Shifted the Production of The Hobbit for Martin Freeman

Peter Jackson Shifted the Production of 'The Hobbit' for Martin Freeman

Freeman says Guillermo del Toro, originally slated to direct the films, gave him a note saying the role was his to lose All seemed lost when his Sherlock schedule became an obstacle When Jackson replaced del Toro, he got a surprising call from his agent:"I remember going — along with half of Britain — on[...]


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

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

With Guillermo del Toro, he wrote the bestselling The Shape of Water and Trollhunters (the inspiration for the Netflix series) His novels have been Library Guild selections, YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults picks, Parent’s Choice Gold Award winners, Bram Stoker finalists, and more. Bent Heavens tells a story that Kraus has labeled “ET, if the[...]

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

"Scary Stories" Being Told by del Toro at 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.André Øvredal will be directing the del Toro produced Scary Stories to[...]

Bradley Cooper Eyeing Walk Down Nightmare Alley

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.[caption id="attachment_1047018" align="aligncenter" width="2000"] Editorial credit: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Leonardo DiCaprio was originally rumored to be circling the project, but talks fell apart[...]

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

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

It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time—stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home. Scary[...]

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

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

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 onto the team to design the[...]

Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke Team Up for Pans 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.[caption id="attachment_1013402" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Image Credit: Katherine Tegen Books[/caption]Part of what makes Ofelia's plight so gripping is that the real-world[...]

BC Toy Spotting: Avengers: Endgame NECA Funko Transformers and More

BC Toy Spotting: Avengers: Endgame, NECA, Funko, Transformers, and More!

Zoolander Pops are still shipping, as is director Guillermo del Toro Rounding out this week is the new Little Mermaid Ariel exclusive hitting BoxLunch right now.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="1007504,1007505,1007506,1007507"]While at FYE I also found new horror Tiki mugs for Pennywise and Pinhead, NECA's Paleface figure from Pan's Labyrinth, and the new wave of horror icons[...]

Optimism is Radical Guillermo del Toro Writes in Essay

"Optimism is Radical" Guillermo del Toro Writes in Essay

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has some encouraging words for 2019- "optimism is radical".[caption id="attachment_963026" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Filmmaker Guillermo del ToroPhoto by Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com[/caption]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[...]

NECAs Pans Labyrinth Figures Continue With Ofelia

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

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 cast[...]

Guillermo del Toros Heartbreaking Connection to Pinocchio

Guillermo del Toro's Heartbreaking Connection to 'Pinocchio'

But the other, which has more of our attention, will be a stop-motion feature film by Guillermo del Toro for Netflix.[caption id="attachment_934562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Filmmaker Guillermo Del ToroPhoto by Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Perhaps you're wondering why a director of del Toro's style would turn his focus to the little wooden boy tale, but he explained a[...]

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

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

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 as co-writing the film, which André Øvredal (Trollhunter) is directing for Lionsgate and CBS.Reportedly, Scary Stories will center on a group of young teenagers as they try to solve a[...]


Guillermo del Toro Stop-Motion Pinocchio Film Heads to Netflix

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.[caption id="attachment_934562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Filmmaker Guillermo Del ToroPhoto by Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com[/caption]In a statement released to[...]