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The always chatty and affable director Guillermo del Toro is the gift that keeps on giving. With his fingers always in several pots, the filmmaker wears quite a few hats as a producer, writer, visionary and more. This month he's shepherding another ghost story to the screen as a producer on "Mama." No stranger to the genre having directed "The Devil's Backbone" and produced "The Orphanage," "Mama" stars Jessica Chastain and "Game Of Thrones" villain Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as a couple tasked with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years. However, all is not what it seems... When del Toro introduced the short film that convinced him to back the project in the first place, he called it "claustrophobic." "The short was one of the scariest things I've ever seen and it was incredibly well-made," he said. We'll have more about »

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