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Guillermo Del Toro's Monster Attraction

21st June 2009

Guillermo del Toro is "kinky".The 'Hellboy' director is proud of his obsession with everything strange and supernatural because it helps him make sense of his life.The 44-year-old filmmaker said: "When mankind needed to eat and...

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Bride Of Frankenstein Scarlett Johansson

19th June 2009

Scarlett Johansson is set to star in a remake of 'The Bride of Frankenstein'.The 24-year-old blonde bombshell is tipped to portray a sexier version of the terrifying female monster in an updated version of the...

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Keanu Reeves In Line For Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

8th May 2009

Universal Studios has signed up Keanu Reeves to star in a new film version of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.The Matrix star will take the lead in a "modern retelling" of...

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Del Toro Will Never Film In Mexico Again

13th December 2008

Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO will never make another movie in Mexico - because he fears he might be kidnapped by terrorists. The Hellboy filmmaker's father was captured and held hostage in the country 10 years...

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Del Toro Plans Pinocchio Movie

17th November 2008

HELLBOY director GUILLERMO DEL TORO is in talks with puppeteers at the JIM HENSON CO. to take fairytale PINOCCHIO to the big screen. The Mexican filmmaker plans to add a dark spin to the children's...

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Guillermo Del Toro To 'Push Envelope' For Hobbit Dragon

13th November 2008

Director Guillermo del Toro has said he wants to make film history with the design of Smaug the dragon for his upcoming adaptation of The Hobbit.The Pan's Labyrinth helmer is currently travelling between the US...

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Del Toro Set To Pen Vampire Novels

25th September 2008

Moviemaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO can add novelist to his resume - he is set to release a trilogy of vampire stories. The Hellboy director will collaborate with revered crime writer Chuck Hogan on the three...

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Del Toro Tied To Universal Until 2017

5th September 2008

Fantasy horror filmmaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO has projects lined up until 2017, after signing a longterm deal with movie studio Universal. The Mexican director, who is currently working on Lord of the Rings prequel The...

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Del Toro Signed For Frankenstein And Jekyll & Hyde Remakes

4th September 2008

Guillermo del Toro will direct new films based on Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Slaughterhouse Five, it has been confirmed.Universal Studios has set plans in motion for the Mexican director to shoot four...

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Hellboy Ii Smashes Way To Top Of UK Box Office Chart

27th August 2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army has claimed the number one spot in the UK and Ireland after its opening weekend on release.The comic book sequel took almost 3 million after opening on Wednesday August 20th...

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Spielberg 'Still Directing Tintin', Despite Rumours

27th August 2008

Steven Spielberg is still attached to direct the first film in a forthcoming Tintin trilogy, his representatives have confirmed.Herge Studios, the Belgian production company which owns the rights to the famed comic strip character, had...

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Jackson And Del Toro To Write The Hobbit

20th August 2008

LORD OF THE RINGS filmmakers PETER JACKSON and GUILLERMO DEL TORO have called off their search for a writer to pen franchise prequel THE HOBBIT - after deciding they are best suited for the task....

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Lord Of The Rings Team Return To Write Hobbit Films

20th August 2008

The writing team behind the Lord of the Rings film trilogy are to collaborate with Guillermo del Toro on two films based on The Hobbit, it has been confirmed.Peter Jackson - who directed the hugely...

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The Things They Say 9047

31st July 2008

"It means I don't need to think about what I wear. I'm not very GQ, but I do smell good and I carry a nice pen." Filmmaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO explains his all-black fashion sense....

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The Things They Say 9046

31st July 2008

"I have zero admiration for SUPERMAN. He's too white bread and he's always ahead of the game. Hellboy is always half a step behind..." HELLBOY II director GUILLERMO DEL TORO has no respect for clean-cut...

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Fascinating Fact 5711

30th July 2008

Fantasy horror filmmaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO's strict Catholic grandmother exorcised him with holy water as a child, whenever he drew pictures of monsters....

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The Things They Say 9033

30th July 2008

"I would love to see who fills the car with petrol. And I would love to know who cleans the pools of nut-sack sweat from the Bat Suit. Does Alfred (Batman's butler) have little towels?"...

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Del Toro Refuses To Copy Jackson

18th July 2008

GUILLERMO DEL TORO has promised LORD OF THE RINGS fans his franchise prequel THE HOBBIT will be very different from his directing predecessor PETER JACKSON. Jackson directed the three original films, but has given up...

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Movie Reviews: Hellboy Ii: The Golden Army

17th July 2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army has added to its collection of positive early reviews it receive on Thursday. Most of the new praise is going to director Guillermo del Toro, who drew strong reviews and...

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Clash Of The Flawed Superheroes

17th July 2008

It will be a fierce fight between seriously flawed superheroes over the weekend, as Hellboy II: The Golden Army takes on Hancock at the box office. Most analysts are forecasting that the outcome is likely...

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Movie Reviews: Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

17th July 2008

Comic books make another return to the movie theaters this weekend, with Hellboy 2: The Golden Army , starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro making its debut in previews at midnight tonight...

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Hellboy Sequel Thumps To Top Of Us Box Office Chart

14th July 2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army has smashed its way to the summit of the US box office charts.The comic book sequel, which stars Ron Perlman and Selma Blair, earned some $35.9 million (18.1 million) in...

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Del Toro Hates Romance

13th June 2008

Mexican moviemaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO has ruled out ever directing a romantic film - because he prefers blood and guts. The Hellboy filmmaker loves making horror movies about scary creatures and fantasy characters - because...

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The Things They Say 8542

11th June 2008

"When the first HELLBOY came out we had a lot of trouble in the Bible Belt (religious area of America)... I remember receiving a Polaroid (photograph) from a cinema marquee in the South. They'd changed...

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Christopher Lee Keen To Play Saruman In Hobbit Films

5th June 2008

Sir Christopher Lee would be keen on a possible return to the role of Saruman for the upcoming films based on The Hobbit, he has admitted.The veteran actor starred as the wizard in Peter Jackson's...

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Del Toro: We Know Who We Want To Play Bilbo Baggins

27th May 2008

Guillermo Del Toro has revealed that he and Peter Jackson have agreed on a first-choice actor to play Bilbo Baggins in the upcoming Hobbit films.The Pan's Labyrinth director was named as the chosen director to...

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Ian Mckellen's Role In The Hobbit Is Confirmed

30th April 2008

Actor Sir IAN MCKELLEN has revealed he will reprise his role as Gandalf the wizard in the upcoming two-part adaptation of THE HOBBIT.Speaking to Empire magazine, Sir Ian, who played the character in all three...

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Sir Ian Mckellen: I Will Return As Gandalf

30th April 2008

Sir Ian McKellen has confirmed he is to reprise his Oscar-nominated role as Gandalf in the upcoming two-film adaptation of The Hobbit.Pan's Labyrinth helmer Guillermo del Toro was recently named as the man to translate...

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Del Toro Vows To Follow Jackson's Lord Of The Rings Example

29th April 2008

GUILLERMO DEL TORO has promised LORD OF THE RINGS fans he will stay true to fellow director PETER JACKSON's original vision when he takes charge of the franchise's prequel THE HOBBIT. Jackson directed all three...

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Mckellen And Serkis To Return To Middle Earth, Says Del Toro

28th April 2008

Sir Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis are to reprise their roles as Gandalf and Gollum in the upcoming films based on The Hobbit, it has been reported.Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro was confirmed to...

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