Guillermo del Toro
It could be argued that Guillermo del Toro is the busiest man in Hollywood. The writer-producer-director often has several movies in various stages of development at one time, and the state we currently find him in is no different, with 'Pacific Rim' in post-production and various features ('Frankenstein', 'The Haunted Mansion') in the works. Perhaps his most intriguing project in development, however, is an updated take on 'The Incredible Hulk', which is being produced by Marvel Studios and ABC Television. Want to know when we might see the big guy tackle the big guy?
A few weeks ago, we received the news that next summer's highly-anticipated monster movie 'Pacific Rim' would be getting the post-converted-3D treatment from Warner Bros. Some would call that a disheartening revelation, as the list of movies that have been post-converted well is a short one. Director Guillermo del Toro even initially displayed trepidation about it, but he has now seemingly come around on the matter, recently breaking down why we shouldn't expect the worst.
Man, with elements like that in the title, what more do you need to know? Oh, alright. With TV ever more the burgeoning medium these days, more and more prolific film names are getting into the development game. Guillermo del Toro has certainly had his hands in a few TV pots, everything from the delayed 'Hulk' series to a new HBO venture, but could a new vampire series at FX with 'LOST' executive producer Carlton Cuse be the next big thing? Get ready for a wildfire spread when 'The Strain' trilogy hits the tube!
Guillermo del Toro always has a few projects up his sleeves, but when he's not working on his own films, he's producing creepy little movies like last year's 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark,' and the upcoming 'Mama.' Check out the first official trailer for 'Mama' and get ready to hide your eyes.
So the Sight & Sound poll was a big deal this week. If you missed it, it's the once-a-decade list of the top 50 films as voted by critics from around the world. But what about directors? We've got a look at the all-time top 10 lists from some of the greats, like Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, and more.
For a good long while now, we've been hearing tidbits from Guillermo del Toro on the status of his long-proposed plans to take 'The Incredible Hulk' back to live-action TV, but very little has felt concrete. Following Comic-Con 2012, Marvel Studios has largely laid out its plans for the next few years, including 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Iron Man 3,' 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'Ant-Man,' but nothing of The Hulk.
So, what does del Toro say is holding things up?