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)
New ‘Crimson Peak’ Character Posters are Vividly Spooky
The latest batch of character posters from Crimson Peak echo the first motion poster for Guillermo del Toro’s gothic horror story, which featured Mia Wasikowska bathed in neon blue and red. That vivid coloring contrasted with empty blackness made quite the impression, and the latest character…
‘Justice League Dark’ Loses Director Guillermo del Toro
In news that should surprise absolutely no one, Guillermo del Toro has dropped out of the proposed Justice League Dark movie. Or the Dark Universe movie. Or whatever everyone decided it was called. Every few years or so, del Toro tends to take a look at the dozen or so projects he’s spearhead…

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