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Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

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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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Tom Hiddleston's Off To Skull Island

Sep 16 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Jordan Vogt-Roberts to direct the King Kong origin taleYou might recall that Legendary Entertainment took to the San Diego Comic-Con stage this year to announce it was making a return to Skull Island to explore the origins of a one Mr. K. Kong, the ape of legend. Now we know that Tom Hiddleston will be starring in the film, and that Kings Of Summer director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is directing it.Nothing ...
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Exclusive: A Look Inside Reel FX and ‘The Book of Life’

Sep 16 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Reel FX is a Dallas-based company that has seen their fair share of the commercial animation world. In the last two decades, they have lent their digital magic to a multitude of projects, both large and small. The company also maintains a Santa Monica location but the unassuming brick building here in North Texas houses a multitude of digital artists – ones well-versed in the field of computer animation.Founded 20 year ...
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James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain Talk THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY, Improvised Moments, Life Safety, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE and More

Sep 12 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: Collider

James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain might be two of the friendliest, most jovial people in real life, but in their latest film, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, they’re in the middle of an especially unfortunate situation.  They play Conor and Eleanor, a loving couple who become strangers after their marriage disintegrates.  The film was originally split in two, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and T ...
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The Next ‘Simpsons’ Crossover Could Be the Strangest Yet

Sep 11 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: slash film

Springfield is already slated to get visits from Family Guy‘s Griffin clan and Futurama‘s Planet Express crew this season, but the next planned Simpsons crossover may be the strangest yet. For Homer and company will be crossing paths with… themselves. In this year’s “Treehouse of Horror” episode, the Simpsons will find their home haunted by a family of ghosts, The Others-style, who turn out to be the Simpsons fro ...
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Jessica Chastain Talks MISS JULIE, Director Liv Ullman, What Al Pacino Taught Her Making SALOME, and Her Reaction After Watching CRIMSON PEAK

Sep 10 2014 4:21pm CDT | Source: Collider

  Over the last few years Jessica Chastain has demonstrated again and again that she's one of the best actors working in Hollywood.  Whether it be hunting down Osama bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty, playing the wife of a man plagued by apocalyptic visions in Take Shelter, or putting on fifteen pounds to play the outcast Celia Foote in The Help, Chastain is always fearless and believable on screen.  In her latest movie, Miss Julie, a film adapt ...
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Charlie Hunnam explains why he dropped out of Fifty Shades Of Grey

Sep 10 2014 1:13am CDT | Source: Total Film

Charlie Hunnam has explained why he dropped out of the forthcoming adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey, with the star explaining that his scheduling pileup proved too much of an obstacle. With Sons Of Anarchy continuing to dominate a lot of his time, and Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak also on his slate, the Fifty Shades Of Grey shoot was set to be demanding at the very least… “I was going to finish So ...
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The Strain: "For Services Rendered" Review

Aug 24 2014 10:04pm CDT | Source: ign

Note: Full spoilers for the episode follow. This first season of The Strain has been a herky-jerky viewing experience. The Guillermo del Toro-directed pilot had some spectacular imagery and creepy moments, but also featured the clunky dialogue and plot-convenient decision making by some characters that has dogged the series so far. That special attention to the horror aspect of the series has paid off for the most part, with the scares being earned rather than ju ...
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Hideo Kojima Explains That Mysterious Number in the P.T. Demo

Aug 22 2014 11:28am CDT | Source: ign

Hideo Kojima has explained one of the P.T. demo's mysteries: the name of the fake developer initially said to be developing the game, 7780s Studio. In a Japanese language Konami video, Kojima says that the sequence "7780s" is another way of saying "Silent Hills." 7780 is the postcode of the Shizuoka region in Japan. The name translates roughly to "Quiet Hills," and the region's name has become a nickname for Silent Hill in its native ...
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Watch: Quentin Tarantino Open Up To Robert Rodriguez For 'The Director's Chair'

Aug 13 2014 5:37pm CDT | Source: movies.com

El Rey Network has been doing some pretty cool things since it launched earlier this year (like recently signing a deal to broadcast 255 martial arts movies from the Shaw Brothers collection), but our favorite has to be their The Director's Chair series where Robert Rodriguez sits down some heavy hitter filmmaker friends for a lengthy interview. Most recently Guillermo del Toro sat in The Director's Chair and tonight (Augu ...
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IGN Plays Silent Hills - The Playable Teaser

Aug 12 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: ign

Check out our playthrough of Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's Silent Hills starring The Walking Dead's Norman Re ...
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