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Co-funder of the Special Effects production company "Necropia" (1985) in association with Rigo Mora
. The Necropia's first work in movies was to built a "Mexican curious" Marquette that it's supposed to be constructed by two characters in the Alfredo Ripstein hijo
picture "Mentiras Pia dosas" (1988). The last professional work ...
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Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
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[on what scares him] (jokingly) Politicians -- a lot. They are so deranged, especially these days. And human pettiness. Oh my God that's scary. It's so horrifying. I've seen a UFO, and I've heard ghosts twice -- once in New Zealand and once in Mexico, but those are not the scariest things. The scary things are real things like every day.
Fought the film studios for almost seven years to get Ron Perlman
for the title role in Hellboy
(2004). The studio wanted a bigger name to ensure the success of the movie, but del Toro thought that Perlman was the perfect choice and wouldn't make the movie if he wasn't cast.
Often uses insects or insect imagery