4 April 2013 12:02 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The cast for director Guillermo del Toro’s next film, the haunted house thriller Crimson Peak, just keeps getting better.  Emma Stone and Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) are already set to lead the pic, and now none other than Benedict Cumberbatch has signed on to join the cast.  Plot details are being kept firmly under wraps, but the immensely talented del Toro previously described the project as “very set-oriented, classical but at the same time modern take on the ghost story. It will allow me to play with the conventions of the genre I know and love, and at the same time subvert the old rules.”  Hit the jump for more. News of Cumberbatch’s involvement with Crimson Peak comes courtesy of Variety.  Production on the thriller will get underway in February, after del Toro has released this summer’s highly anticipated tentpole Pacific Rim and shot his pilot »


- Adam Chitwood

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Emma Stone (III)
Guillermo del Toro
Benedict Cumberbatch


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners