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Del Toro plans to shock with Crimson Peak

Del Toro plans to shock with Crimson Peak

Jul 1 2013, 10:18am CDT | by

Guillermo del Toro says 'Crimson Peak' will be ''shockingly different'' from his previous films. The director claims his upcoming haunted house flick won't be for the faint hearted and will be far...

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Del Toro plans to shock with Crimson Peak

Jul 1 2013, 10:18am CDT | by

Guillermo del Toro says 'Crimson Peak' will be ''shockingly different'' from his previous films.

The director claims his upcoming haunted house flick won't be for the faint hearted and will be far more terrifying and adult than any English-language film he has made before.

del Toro told ShockTillYouDrop.com: ''It's an adult movie, an R-rated movie, pretty adult. Shockingly different from anything I've done in the English language.

''Normally, when I go to do a movie in America for the spectacle and younger audience, for 'Blade' or whatever. This movie's tone is scary and it's the first time I get to do a movie more akin to what I do in the Spanish movies.''

The film - which is expected to star Jessica Chastain, Emma Stone, Charlie Hunnam and Benedict Cumberbatch - will be one of the 'Pacific Rim' filmmaker's most violent to date and will shock viewers with its unexpected bloodshed.

Del Toro added: ''It has moments that are very visceral, physical violence. You're in this sort of sedate romance and then there is this brutal moment where you're like, ''Whoa!' ''

The acclaimed filmmaker also hinted his modern day ghost story would play with conventions of the genre and allow him to put his own stamp on Gothic horror.

He said: ''The thing I do in those movies is re-contextualisation' take a movie and then move it into a completely different place. Like a Gothic and then move it into the Spanish Civil War ['The Devil's Backbone']. This is a Gothic romance, haunted house, in the north of England.''

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WATCH: Silent Hills Concept Trailer - Creepy, Crawly, NOPE!

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Around the middle of August it was announced that a NEW Silent Hill game was on the horizon with a dream team at the helm and a pop culture cameo that couldn't be beaten. The gameplay trailer 'P.T' was released for Playstation 4 users (grumble grumble) and the freak outs began. For those who aren't familiar with the game series, Silent Hill is a 'closed room setting' which doesn’t require full action, so the focus is on ...
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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 else is revealed about the film ...
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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 years ago, the company began doing service work and wer ...
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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: Hi ...
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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 from the Tracey Ullman Show era. Hit the jump f ...
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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 adaptation of August Strindberg ...
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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 Sons at like 11p.m. Friday ...
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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 just cheap “boo!” moments. But ...
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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 ...
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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 Cha ...
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