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We’ve received a wealth of content and information recently regarding visual director Guillermo del Toro and more specifically, his alien-invasion epic Pacific Rim. Now we know the Cronos and Hellboy filmmaker’s next film will see him return to the horror genre for the first time since the troubled Mimic with Crimson Peak.

It has been rumoured the film was a re-worked project entitled Hell House, one that del Toro brainstormed with frequent collaborator Matthew Robbins a number of years ago. Now, he’s clarified what to expect from Crimson Peak.

Crimson Peak is not Hell House at all. Nothing could be further from that. Crimson Peak is a spec script Matthew and I wrote right after Pan’s Labyrinth. It stayed mostly under the radar but I have been pushing it quietly. Universal has been very supportive and wanted to do it. It’s set at the turn »

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