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WATCH: TrollHunters/Stranger Things Mashup

DreamWorks’ Trollhunters recently debuted to a strong positive response on Netflix’s streaming service, so Netflix has seen it fit to celebrate the new series alongside another one of their popular exclusive shows, the sci-fi horror series Stranger Things, through an amusing promo video that has the Trollhunters trailer being re-edited into a new one inspired by Stranger Things. If you watch ...

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DreamWorks and Netflix Release New Featurette for Trollhunters

DreamWorks and Netflix have just released a new featurette for Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming Netflix exclusive, Trollhunters. The featurette features voice stars Kelsey Grammer (Blinky), Ron Perlman (Bular), Charlie Saxton (Toby), Steven Yeun (Steve) and creator Guillermo del Toro talk about what makes Trollhunters a stand-out fantasy series for all ages. For the uninitiated, Trollhunters ...

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TrollHunters Cast Revealed

Executive producer and creator Guillermo del Toro announced at the Annecy festival the Trollhunters’ initial casting. Produced by DreamWorks Animation, the family series will launch this December on Netflix. The cast includes Anton Yelchin who plays the character of Jim, an average teenage boy who found a mystical amulet, which puts his life in a roller coaster ride; Kelsey Grammer as Blinky, a ...

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Guillermo Del Toro Clarifies Pacific Rim Sequel’s Status

Most of Guillermo Del Toro’s projects tend to encounter problems beyond the first or second movie, despite garnering praise from fans and critics alike (and in most cases despite more than breaking even at the box office.) So it’s reassuring that the director himself confirmed that the sequel to the mecha/kaiju love letter Pacific Rim, tentatively titled Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, is still ...

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Kojima and del Toro Still Working on a Project

Good news for would-be fans of P.T. and Silent Hills (along with fans of Norman Reedus’ virtual face), because it’s been revealed that Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro are still working together on a new project. The reveal came from an interview with IGN, with del Toro clarifying that they’re still collaborating on a project, but added that it’s not going to be Silent Hills. No other ...

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Pacific Rim Animated Series in the Works

Guillermo Del Toro’s Kaiju/Mecha Slugfest, Pacific Rim, didn’t exactly bring in Avengers-levels of money at the box office, but it made enough profit and garnered enough positive feedback to warrant a sequel. However, it seems like another go around at the big screens is not the only thing we can look forward to, as Del Toro recently taped a message for fans announcing not just the sequel, ...

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‘The Simpsons’ Gets the Del Toro Treatment

The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XXIV Halloween Special is set to open with a Guillermo del Toro-created sequence featuring monsters and creatures from popular horror films of the past decades. This should be enough reason to park yourself in front of the TV right before the opening credits start to roll. The Treehouse of Horror series has become an annual spookfest featuring three separate ...

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Fan Video – Pacific Rim: How it Should Have Ended

Guillermo del Toro’s big ol’ tribute to Japan’s mecha and kaiju films Pacific Rim is one of the more divisive films released this year, possibly equaling Prometheus in the amount of praise and criticism it got (and like Prometheus, it performed a little bit below people’s expectations, especially considering that it generated a lot of buzz during the production stage.) ...

New Sneak Peek for Warner Bros.' Pacific Rim
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New Sneak Peek for Warner Bros.’ Pacific Rim

Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming CG/Live Action Kaiju action flick Pacific Rim has just released a new featurette, which provides a good look at how the film’s giant robots (called the Jaegers) are driven by a two pilot system that joins man and machine via a neurological bride. You can watch the video below: ...

Pinocchio to Open Venice Days
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Pinocchio to Open Venice Days

According to Variety, Venice Film Festival’s independently run branch, Venice Days, will be opening on August 30 by premiering Enzo D’ Alo’s much awaited 2D animated feature, Pinocchio. The whole Venice Days event will from August 30 to September 8. ...

Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Direct Pinocchio
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Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Direct Pinocchio

After several months of rumors, it has been made official by Variety mag that Guillermo Del Toro will be co-directing Henson’s stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, along with Mark Gustafson (of Fantastic Mr. Fox), with the project scheduled to start shooting in the summer of 2013. ...

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