The Shape of Water: Actor Believes New ‘Fish Man’ Movie Oscar Worthy

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Guillermo del Toro has ditched monster movie sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising in favor of the Pan's Labyrinth-style awards contender, The Shape of Water. Character actor Doug Jones, who is a regular fixture in the acclaimed filmmaker's screen projects, has dished the … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim: Maelstrom Starts Production

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The sequel to Pacific Rim has had a very convoluted path leading up to production. The project has been in the works for a while, and has been on-again and off-again in Guillermo del Toro's hands for a while before Universal Pictures pulled the plug, and put the … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro Fully Funds Filmmaker’s Indiegogo Project

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Like most low budget filmmakers, Shane Vader took to crowdfunding to raise money for the proof of concept opening to his scifi/horror project. He wasn't looking for a lot, only a modestly evil sum of $666. He was hoping that one of his role models, Guillermo del Toro, … [Read more...]

The Shape Of Water: Details From Guillermo del Toro’s Next Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guillermo del Toro is one of the most visually gifted directors working in Hollywood today and seems to paint live action dreamscapes rather than film movies. While he won't continue on to do the next Pacific Rim film, opting to pass that on to director Steven S. … [Read more...]

Charlie Hunnam Won’t Be Back For Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was a surprise when Steven S. DeKnight was announced as the new director of the upcoming Pacific Rim 2 film, and even more of a surprise when John Boyega was announced as the new star of the sequel. Despite that, we all expected the surviving stars of the … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim 2 Will Hit Theaters In 2018

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The apocalypse is being cancelled again! Or we hope so at any rate as Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have officially set a date for Pacific Rim 2: February 23, 2018. Pacific Rim: Maelstrom has been on and off so many times, it reminds me of those … [Read more...]

Next DC Animated Film To Be Justice League Dark

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For a number of years there has been some movement on a Justice League Dark theatrical film, but nothing more serious than just development of the property. Guillermo del Toro spearheaded the project with an eye to the director's chair, but ended up walking away … [Read more...]

John Boyega Cast In Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Pacific Rim sequel is one of the hardest films to kill off, even though it seems to suffer an endless parade of indefinite hiatuses and postponements. Sadly, these delays caused original director Guillermo del Toro to step down from helming the project, but it … [Read more...]

Jurassic World Screenwriter Penning Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim 2 is a film that always seems to be destined to go into production before the plug is yanked. I guess that may have been the reason director Guillermo del Toro has decided to pass the helming reigns to Daredevil season 1 showrunner Steven S. … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro To Direct a Cold War Romance Next

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guillermo del Toro is one of the most imaginative directors out there with a very loyal fanbase. His last film, Crimson Peak, fared poorly at the box office, and I felt was mis-marketed, but that hasn't stopped the director from having multiple projects in the … [Read more...]

Eli Roth Leaves MEG, National Treasure Director Circling Project

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The long in development adaptation of MEG: A Novel of Deep Terror has found a new potential person to helm the project, as director Eli Roth has left the project. National Treasure and The Sorcerer's Apprentice director, Jon Turteltaub is now circling the … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim 2 Moves Forward, Daredevil’s Steven S. DeKnight Directing

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim 2 has finally began moving forward at Legendary and Universal with Daredevil season one showrunner Steven S. DeKnight tapped to direct the film. Original film director Guillermo del Toro is still attached to produce the film. Fans have been having a … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro Adapting Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Guillermo del Toro is developing a film adaptation of one of the America's most terrifying children’s books, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. According to THR, the Pans Labyrinth director may also helm the project for CBS films. The Oscar nominated filmmaker … [Read more...]

New Hope For Pacific Rim 2 As Chinese Company Buys Legendary

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Legendary Pictures Entertainment has co-financed some of the finest science-fiction and fantasy films of the last few years, including Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, 300, Jurassic World, and co-fianced and produced Godzilla, Pacific Rim, and many more. … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro To Direct Fantastic Voyage For James Cameron

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Guillermo del Toro is being lined up to direct the James Cameron produced sci-fi remake Fantastic Voyage. THR has reported that the Pans Labyrinth helmer is in talks with studio Fox and the Avatar filmmaker's company Lightstorm Entertainment about directing the … [Read more...]

Will Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Mea Culpa Get The Silmarillion Movie Made?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Not long before Peter Jackson hinted that he was officially directing an upcoming episode of Doctor Who for Series 10, The Hobbit director was candid about the follow-up J.R.R. Tolkien tent pole. He doesn't go easy on himself either. But did he also throw another … [Read more...]