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Tag: Guillermo del Toro

Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks to Star in Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’ Remake

Guillermo del Toro's highly anticipated follow-up to his Oscar-winning film The Shape of Water has found its lead. According to Variety, Leonardo DiCaprio is in negotiations to star in Fox Searchlight’s remake of Nightmare Alley. GDT will direct the pic and co-wrote the script with Kim Morgan. The film will be produced and financed by ...

Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Program Mexican Film Retrospective for Toronto Film Festival

Guillermo del Toro, Oscar-winning director of The Shape of Water, is set to co-program a Mexican film retrospective for the Toronto Film Festival. Del Toro and co-curator Diana Sanchez will select 25 films that span six decades to screen at TIFF. Del Toro believes that the program, Sui generis: An Alternative History of Mexican Cinema, will ...

Guillermo del Toro Set to Make Animated Feature Film Debut with Netflix’s ‘Pinocchio’

Academy Award winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is making his animated feature film directorial debut at Netflix with his lifelong passion project, Pinocchio, which he will also write and produce as a stop motion musical. Pinocchio will be del Toro’s first feature film since The Shape of Water, which garnered four Academy Awards last year, including for Best Director ...

Venice Film Festival Jury Head Guillermo del Toro Calls On Festivals to Hit 50/50 Gender Split

The Venice Film Festival hosted its opening press conference for the 75th film festival on Wednesday. During the press conference, organizers faced questions about the lineup which, for the second year in a row, features only one female director. Out of 21 films, Jennifer Kent stands as the lone female director with The Nightingale. Jury President ...

Guillermo del Toro led Anthology Project Lands at Netflix

Horror anthology fans rejoice, as the director of the Academy Award winning film Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro, is bringing his take on the genre to Netflix.  The episodic web-television series, 10 After Midnight, was given a straight-to-series order from the streaming company according to the  The Hollywood Reporter. Del Toro will curate the series, as ...

Guillermo del Toro Signs Exclusive Deal With DreamWorks Animation

In the wake of signing an exclusive deal to produce more adult-oriented films for Fox Searchlight, Guillermo del Toro has signed a multiyear exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films for the studio. As part of the arrangement, del Toro has taken up offices at the Glendale campus. In ...

‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Film Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes In Pacific Rim Uprising, Jake Pentecost (John Boyega) returns to the Pan-Pacific Defense Force after a long absence under uncomfortable circumstances.  He returns as a simple instructor but gets drawn into the secret plot to disrupt the peace experienced in the ten years since the franchise’s previous installment.  Along for ...

Academy Awards 2018: A Small but Meaningful Win for the Horror, Sci-Fi & Superhero Genres

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Every year, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences honour some of the best films of the year. Every year however, aside from an incredibly small number of films, the horror, sci-fi, superhero and action genres are often subjected to snubs by the Academy. While these films strike a chord ...

‘The Shape of Water’ Film Review

A man who is known for his out-of-the-box and diverse style of filmmaking, Guillermo del Toro really has done it all when it comes to cinema. He has crafted superhero horror films such as Hellboy, visually dazzling features like Pan’s Labyrinth and even blockbuster popcorn flicks like Pacific Rim. With every film del Toro develops, ...

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