Guillermo del Toro is a director who constantly has several projects on the table, and while that may seem odd to some, it’s actually a smart approach. Take Martin Scorsese, for instance, who always has many projects under consideration. Del Toro currently has a handful of films in the works, but only a couple that are moving forward for the time being: Pacific Rim 2 and his long-gestating Haunted Mansion.
Guillermo del Toro has been developing a Haunted Mansion film for Disney for several years, but he’s also one of the most ambitious guys when it comes to lining up potential projects. In addition to a Pacific Rim sequel (perhaps two), del Toro is also hoping to work on a Justice League Dark film for DC and Warner Bros. But The Haunted Mansion has remained the project he’s most passionate about, and it looks like there’s finally some real news to report.
It's been about four years since Guillermo del Toro and Disney announced that they were developing a film based on 'The Haunted Mansion,' the classic Disney theme park attraction, but today the director has offered an update on the long-gestating project -- and the good news is that it's definitely still happening.