Guillermo del Toro

A lifelong lover of movies and monsters, Guillermo del Toro grew up in Mexico where he studied filmmaking and special effects. After several Spanish-language hits, he moved to Hollywood where he found even greater success. His specialties include beautiful horror films (‘The Devil’s Backbone,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’) and dark superheroes (‘Blade II,’ ‘Hellboy’). He worked extensively on ‘The Hobbit’ films before Peter Jackson signed on as director, and as a producer his credits include ‘Mama,’ “Splice,’ and the animated feature ‘The Book of Love.’

  • Notable Credits:
  • Cronos (1993)
  • Hellboy (2004)
  • Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)
  • Pacific Rim (2013)
  • Crimson Peak (2015)
‘The Book of Life 2’ Is In Development
Animation has gotten so good, and comes from so many different sources lately, that we’ve begun to take this cartoon renaissance for granted. With so many animated films coming from the big studios, small indies, and great foreign artists, it can be easy to overlook something like The Book of…

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