Guillermo Del Toro looks to have finally settled on his post-"Pacific Rim" project - the haunted house thriller "Crimson Peak". Legendary Pictures, which is producing 'Rim', has closed a deal with the filmmaker to pick up the project from Universal Pictures where it was originally setup. Universal retains an option to also finance at a later date. Lucinda Coxon has been hired to rewrite del Toro and Matthew Robbins’ script.
Del Toro says the project is a very set-oriented, contemporary take on classic ghost story films like the original "The Haunting" and "The Innocents".
Shooting aims to begin February 2014 after del Toro has wrapped work on both 'Rim', the pilot for "The Strain" series at FX, and voice work on his stop-motion animated Pinocchio movie. del Toro also says Legendary is keen on helping him move forward with his long-running dream project - the adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's »
- Garth Franklin
Similar News ItemsUniversal Pictures [us]
- Jurassic World Director Discusses Movie and Trailer Details (From GeekTyrant. 28 November 2014, 11:03 AM, PST)
- T-Rex Revealed in 'Jurassic World' Viral Video (From MovieWeb. 28 November 2014, 10:57 AM, PST)
- Jurassic World Director and Official Site Reveal More Details (From shocktillyoudrop. 28 November 2014, 8:45 AM, PST)
Guillermo del Toro
- Guillermo del Toro's Dark Universe Script Turned into Warner Bros. (From GeekTyrant. 27 November 2014, 11:01 AM, PST)
- Guillermo del Toro Reveals Story and Casting Details for 'Pacific Rim 2' (From Movies.com. 26 November 2014, 5:20 PM, PST)
- Guillermo Del Toro’s Justice League Dark Script Is Finished (From We Got This Covered. 26 November 2014, 2:21 PM, PST)
Pacific Rim (2013)
- New Fifty Shades of Grey images featuring Rita Ora, Marcia Gay Harden and Andrew Airlie (From Flickeringmyth. 27 November 2014, 12:49 PM, PST)
- New Story Details for 'Pacific Rim 2' emerge; Charlie Day & Burn Gorman to Return (From LatinoReview. 26 November 2014, 10:57 AM, PST)
- Day, Gorman Set For "Pacific Rim 2" (From Dark Horizons. 26 November 2014, 9:59 AM, PST)