While he may be celebrating all the awards buzz being generated by his latest movie, The Shape of Water, del Toro does have an eye on the future. Variety has confirmed that the del Toro produced Antlers could be gaining Scott Cooper as a director, with Searchlight and Cooper currently in negotiations.
Guillermo del Toro is also arranging a new directing role, now attached to write and direct a remake of the 1947 Fox movie Nightmare Alley. Variety suggests that this won’t be his next project, however, as del Toro is still to write the film’s script.
“I am delighted to continue the producing partnership that has been forged with Fox Searchlight during the making of The Shape of Water,” del Toro said in a statement. “Nancy, Steve, David and Matthew and the entire