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Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

Jan 8 2013, 4:20am CST | by

Guillermo del Toro is too busy to direct 'Star Wars Episode VII'. The 'Pan's Labyrinth' director has confirmed he was approached to tackle the new installment of the sci-fi franchise and though...

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Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

Jan 8 2013, 4:20am CST | by

Guillermo del Toro is too busy to direct 'Star Wars Episode VII'.

The 'Pan's Labyrinth' director has confirmed he was approached to tackle the new installment of the sci-fi franchise and though he was flattered by the offer, he didn't have the time to take on the project.

He told The Playlist: ''We got one phone call to my agent saying, 'Is Guillermo interested?' And basically I have so much stuff already of my own, and I'm pursuing stuff that I'm generating already...

''It was very flattering. It was just a phone call, it didn't go past that, it was very nice to be asked, but believe it or not, I'm busy enough.''

The 'Pacific Rim' filmmaker thinks 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' director Brad Bird would be the perfect choice to direct the movie.

He said: ''I think the fans deserve somebody that is just going to immerse themselves completely. As a geek, I would have loved to see Brad Bird take it.''

However, Brad has already ruled himself out of the running. In a Twitter chat recently, he was asked if he would direct the film next and said: ''Nope, a science fiction film. Not Star Wars. It's not Episode VII. (sic)''

When fans added he would be the perfect person to work on it, he said: ''Thanks. But the science fiction film I AM doing is gonna be good (sic)''.

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Comic-Con: First Look At Duncan Jones’ Warcraft

Jul 26 2014 4:29pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Legendary Pictures Preview And Panel - Comic-Con International 2014
For The Alliance! For The Horde!While no one can deny the appeal of Guillermo Del Toro’s return to horror with Crimson Peak, there was an overriding reason why Hall H was standing-room only this afternoon and it was Duncan Jones’ Warcraft. Jones himself was on hand to introduce the presentation, telling fans a little bit about the context for the film.“There is an awful lot to draw on from Warcraft,” he said. “In this case I think it really mer ...
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King-Kong Prequel 'Skull Island' Announced, Plus: First Look At 'Crimson Peak' and Michael Mann's 'Black Hat'

Jul 26 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: movies.com

Legendary Pictures Preview And Panel - Comic-Con International 2014
Legendary, the production company behind Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy as well as many other fan favorites, just held their presentation at Comic-Con and it included all of the expected projects like Duncan Jones' Warcraft and Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak, but they also had a few surprises. Gareth Edwards showed up to confirm he'd be directing Godzilla 2 while teasing what monsters would appear in it. Michael Mann even stopped by to talk about his ...
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Channing Tatum, 'Book of Life' Cast Talk Mustaches, Mermaids

Jul 26 2014 2:34pm CDT | Source: yahoo

Warner Bros. Pictures Panel And Presentation - Comic-Con International 2014
One of this fall’s most awaited animated films is The Book of Life , in which Channing Tatum, Christina Applegate and Ron Perlman cavort in a brightly lit, Day of the Dead-inspired underworld. Yahoo Movies Show caught up with the stars — as well as producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez — to learn about the cast’s facial hair and favorite childhood stories.  First, we grilled Tatum about his character’s super-sweet ‘stache: Then we asked the c ...
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Channing Tatum & Biz Markie Do Just a Friend at Comic-Con: Watch Now!

Jul 26 2014 2:06pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

JD Harmeyer From The Howard Stern Show Interviews Director Guillermo Del Toro At The 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
As part of the 20th Century Fox presentation, Book of Life hit the stage with star Channing Tatum and producer Guillermo del Toro and showed off some impressive footage beyond what we've seen in that Book of Life trailer.  But, stealing the show was the artist who has been most known for his hit song, Just a Friend -- Biz Markie. The song is featured throughout Book of Life and as Markie took the stage of Hall H, he got Tatum to bust some dance moves and sing along to the cla ...
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Sam Jackson Shows Off The Secret Service

Jul 26 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: ign

Marvel Studios Panel - Comic-Con International 2014
X-Men: First Class and Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn is back with his next comic-book adaptation, Kingsman: The Secret Service. And Twentieth Century Fox brought the cast of the film and the team behind the comic to San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, including creators Mark Millar and David Gibbons, co-writer Jane Goldman, and cast members Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Sophie Cookson, Taron Egerton and Sofia Boutella. Fo ...
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Agent 47 Lives

Jul 25 2014 9:56pm CDT | Source: ign

JD Harmeyer From The Howard Stern Show Interviews Director Guillermo Del Toro At The 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
Twentieth Century Fox hit San Diego Comic-Con today, with the studio using their Hall H panel to show off a bunch of upcoming projects. That included Agent 47, the sequel/reboot to their 2007 video game adaptation, Guillermo del Toro’s animated film The Book of Life (read more about that here), the Dylan O'Brien-starring young-adult adaptation The Maze Runner, Damon Wayans Jr.’s Let’s Be Cops, and Matthew Vaughn's Kingsman: The Secret Service. Let’s talk Agent 47 here. This tim ...
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Comic-Con: Fox Brings The Biz For ‘Book Of Life’ As Two Jedis Boost For ‘Kingsman’

Jul 25 2014 9:12pm CDT | Source: Deadline

20th Century Fox Presentation - Comic-Con International 2014
It wasn’t an A-list star or surprise announcement that scored the biggest reaction during Fox‘s mammoth Comic-Con panel — it was rapper Biz Markie, who joined producer Guillermo del Toro‘s Book Of Life gang onstage belting his 1989 anthem “Just A Friend” in a moment of random pop culture mishmash. The song is covered in the 3D animated feature from director Jorge Gutierrez, a dazzlingly designed romantic adventure in ...
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Ridley Scott's Halo Digital Series Debuts Tension Filled Trailer

Jul 25 2014 6:19am CDT | Source: movie pilot

US-GOLDEN GLOBES-RIDLEY SCOTT
Microsoft's Halo video game series has been relatively quiet of late, with the last major tentpole game of the franchise, Halo 4 releasing back in 2012. However, if you're a fan of Xbox's flagship franchise, then you better suit up because there's a lot to look forward to in the coming months and years.Most notably, the Halo series will take a full-fledged jump from the video game to the television world, with two live-action adaptations currently expec ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch knows about those Doctor Strange rumors, owns Comic-Con

Jul 24 2014 4:56pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Saban's Power Rangers At San Diego Comic-Con
Welcome to San Diego Comic-Con, Benedict Cumberbatch.If any one actor out there right now has a legion of devoted fans that could rival an actual military for its precision and solidarity, it's probably the fandom of Benedict Cumberbatch, or as he likes to call them, Cumberpeople. An minor internet firestorm was touched off last month when rumors started circulating that Cumberbatch, along with Tom Hardy, were on Marvel's shor ...
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Comic-Con Movie Panel 2014

Jul 23 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

In the Penguins of Madagascar, audiences will discover the secrets of the most entertainingly mysterious birds in the global espionage game. Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then... you know) to stop the cunning villain Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.THE GIVERIn a seemingly perfect community, witho ...
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