Fox Searchlight has made an overall deal with Guillermo del Toro. This comes after they teamed on the Best Picture-winning The Shape Of Water, the fantasy/love story that also won the Best Director prize for del Toro. FSL presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley, who bought that project from del Toro on a pitch, will host live action films that del Toro will write, produce and sometimes direct. A new film label is also part of the deal, where del Toro can percolate…
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Del Toro, 53, is known for making both mainstream action movies like "Hellboy" and offbeat dark fantasies like "Pan's Labyrinth." "The Shape of Water" has been celebrated as a visual feast about a woman who falls in love with a strange amphibious creature. "The greatest thing art does, our industry does, is to erase the lines in the sand - we should continue doing that - when the world tells us to make them deeper," Del Toro said in accepting the award. Del Toro was favoured to win the directing prize after picking up the Directors Guild of America Award last month.
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A new Netflix Originals documentary series will look at how depictions of war changed in Hollywood following the Second World War. Called ‘Five Came Back’, the series will focus on the stories of five filmmakers as told through interviews with five current Hollywood legends. Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Lawrence Kasdan and Paul Greengrass will discuss how the experiences of five directors of the time who served int he war, influenced war on the big screen once they returned.
Guillermo Del Toro broke nerd hearts around the world today when he shared what he says is “the final” word on ‘Hellboy 3’. Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. The 52-year-old Mexican filmmaker wrote and directed 2004’s ‘Hellboy’ and 2008’s ‘Hellboy II: The Golden Army’, with fan demand for a third film growing ever since.