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Guillermo Del Toro to direct Disney's Haunted Mansion Reboot

Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2010, 10:07am

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Article found here.

Personally, I'm very excited about this. The original Haunted mansion was pure rubbish IMO. Toro.. plans on creating a truly frightening version that will 'make children scream'. This is how it needs to be done. The Haunted Mansion attraction at Disneyland has always been a long-time favorite of mine. Let's hope for the best. And let's certainly keep Eddie Murphy out of it.
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Interesting.
Although I have never actually seen this movie, I just wonder what Del Toro is up to. Quitting from 'The Hobbit' to a disney movie reboot, which older movie I have not even seen? (No offense meant).


Personally, I would like to see Disney "Make kids scream!" eek

This could be the dawn of a new beginning!

Muhahahahaha!!!

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He's also directing a Lovecraft adaptation in 3D, with James Cameron producing. Very exciting.
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Rumors say that he's in line to direct a "Paradise Lost' film as well, which I'd certainly be interested in seeing (more interested in directing myself, though smile ). But I doubt if he has two projects on his hands, he'll be taking on another.
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He's also Producing/Co-Writing a remake of The Orphanage in English.. which I'm a little upset about.
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Now we know what Toro is up to! Hooray for discovering his mysteries! clap
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I read this a short while back about the Disney Haunted Mansion, the problem could be that it's a disney film like Pirates also based on a disney ride, I'm wonder what rating it will be.

He'll also be up against the huge blockbuster Steve Jackson's "House of Hell" which is also interactive, my money is on House of Hell. (which word has it that they have the set designer from Hellboy Movies!!)
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b4uask30male wrote:

I read this a short while back about the Disney Haunted Mansion, the problem could be that it's a disney film like Pirates also based on a disney ride, I'm wonder what rating it will be.

He'll also be up against the huge blockbuster Steve Jackson's "House of Hell" which is also interactive, my money is on House of Hell. (which word has it that they have the set designer from Hellboy Movies!!)
Nice little plug there Ian...
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er-no wrote:

b4uask30male wrote:

I read this a short while back about the Disney Haunted Mansion, the problem could be that it's a disney film like Pirates also based on a disney ride, I'm wonder what rating it will be.

He'll also be up against the huge blockbuster Steve Jackson's "House of Hell" which is also interactive, my money is on House of Hell. (which word has it that they have the set designer from Hellboy Movies!!)
Nice little plug there Ian...
Holy crap, that was monumentally shameless, too razz
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2010, 8:49pm

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Meh.

Guillermo del Toro is talented, but he's hardly 'anything he touches turns to gold' material- to me, at least. I'll be interested to see what he's doing, but I'm not hanging on a whim to see it.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2010, 12:31am

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b4uask30male wrote:

I read this a short while back about the Disney Haunted Mansion, the problem could be that it's a disney film like Pirates also based on a disney ride, I'm wonder what rating it will be.

He'll also be up against the huge blockbuster Steve Jackson's "House of Hell" which is also interactive, my money is on House of Hell. (which word has it that they have the set designer from Hellboy Movies!!)
That was a little ridiculous.
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Doh....Sorry but my line producer pointed the Haunted Mansion film out to me and said is it something we need to worry about? I replied no as we have so many new features that have never been seen before and some cameos that the world would never have dreamed of being in the same film we are a safe bet.

Doh... another plug sorry.
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b4uask30male wrote:

Doh....Sorry but my line producer pointed the Haunted Mansion film out to me and said is it something we need to worry about? I replied no as we have so many new features that have never been seen before and some cameos that the world would never have dreamed of being in the same film we are a safe bet.

Doh... another plug sorry.
Nope, miker. THIS was a bit ridiculous! wink

b4uask40male: I'll bite my tongue, and kindly request you click here before posting further off-topic promotions for your movie. unsure
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It's still on topic, if you look at millions of other posts on these forums you'll notice that people talk about films and then bring other films into the conversation, this is natural and people do this to compare, try starting a post where no-one can talk about a film that is simular, there won't be many posts.
So I stand by my original post that I believe the Haunted Mansion and House of Hell are both the same style of film and are due for release at the same time and thus should be allowed to be mentioned here on this forum, regardless of who's directing them.

Thanks
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I'm excited by pretty much anything Del Toro does. I've loved everything I've seen of his. Much more interested in him taking on personal projects than being tied to a behemoth like The Hobbit.
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my line producer pointed the Haunted Mansion film out to me and said is it something we need to worry about?
How can a film directed by Guillermo del Torro worry a project directed by the talented Ian Patterson? That's like as if I was worried that the new X-Men or Spiderman movie could beat NightCast... Pfff... wink


Anyways, I personally think del Toro is a very very talented man and I'm inherently interested in everything he does because I've never seen anything of his that I didn't like. And Pirates was also based on a disney ride and I loved it, so... It could be great. Anything potentially great is welcome. cool
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2010, 8:38am

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Heh.......classic b4.

I can't wait to get all rich and famous and buy all of your resources out and see what you have to brag about then. biggrin
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Sorry Atom wasn't bragging, this is bragging "In your face atom, I've done it, can't wait for you to pay to see my film"

Mearly mentioning something isn't bragging unless a jelous person reads it the wrong way.

Solly, to answer your question, when films come out at the cinema the is a competition factor if two films are the same style, one film will get over looked, my line producer asked if I was worried with a view to changing the release date, hope that clears it up.

Atom, "In your face" LOL
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b4 wrote:

"In your face atom, I've done it
Done what?


But, yes, I do indeed very much look forward to paying to see your film at my local Odeon. I genuinely can't wait.

However, being in a vaguely similar genre doesn't stop them from being wildly different projects. An Oscar nominated writer-director making a Disney action/horror movie based on a major theme park ride is quite different to a British genre film based on a comparatively niche (albeit awesome) franchise from the 80s.

The scale of release at least is likely to be vastly different and there'll be quite a difference sort of audience - mainstream vs specific genre audience.

Which isn't to speak to the quality of either of the films. And, of course, we hardly have any details of Del Toro's film or your film, so drawing comparisions is sketchy at best. But Sollthar's comparison of a Spider-Man film to Nightcast seems relevant - it's different scales of filmmaking on every level (presumably), so to assume direct competition does seem somewhat presumptuous.

But yes, best of luck with the film, can't wait to see/hear more about it.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2010, 3:21pm

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I don't think 'jealous' is the right word, Ian. At least not for many people in regards to you. You've entirely hijacked a thread that had nothing to do with you throug a series of shameless (almost pathetic) plugs and comparisons of your (likely) horrid movie with the subtlety of Gary Busey's acting career.

But whatever, think whatever you like. Clearly you're the king of your own little world with your own little movie deals- and the continual 'great celeb cameos' of people I've never heard of, comparisons to movies way out of your league as (laughably) 'competition', and just general feeling of delusion I get from reading your posts- give you a sense of worth and pride. So I'll let you be.

Just don't keep at it, man. This was clearly a thread NOT about you to start, and I can 100000000000% assure you I am not jealous of you. I've got my own little financed project, thank you very much. wink But that's besides the point, because your little 'it's cool, my producer said not to worry about our movie' haughtiness is both excessive and cringingly embarrassing to read. And it's all really taking away from the topic at-hand. So here at least, I myself will stop.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2010, 3:28pm

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b4uask30male wrote:

It's still on topic, if you look at millions of other posts on these forums you'll notice that people talk about films and then bring other films into the conversation, this is natural and people do this to compare, try starting a post where no-one can talk about a film that is simular, there won't be many posts.
Just to come back to this point, I think the different is that this normally happens through natural conversation. Topic drift is indeed a natural part of a healthy forum, but it's still rather frowned upon for someone to force topic drift for their own self-promotion.

But anyway, getting back to Del Toro...

While I'm interested in these various adaptations, what I'd really like to see is Del Toro working on a completely original project, unconstrained by existing licenses.
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I won't bother to reply to my very good friend wink atom, just thinking about all the posts I've ever posted Atom seems to be there!! I won't be bullied!!

Tarn, come on, both films are horror, both films set in a house, both films are big blockbusters, both films released around the same time, doesn't take an Enstien to work out that if one film comes out first viewers (not people in the know like you) but the normal person that goes to the cinema will compare. Bugs Life /antz springs to mine, finding nemo and Shark Tale, released at the same time roughly and one tried to piggy back on the strength of the other, from a film makers point of view YOU wouldn't want the other to come out first because no matter how long it took to make the viewers will only see a "COPY" of the first film they watched.

If you are telling me you've never read a film has been rushed for release to co-inside with a bigger film then grab yourself some industry magazines (not empire) screen daily etc, this will show you what I'm talking about.

I still stand by my original post that along with Haunted Mansion another film in the same style will be released, if people want to comment about the fact there are two films coming out then great that's what a forum is for, A forum is not here to knock a film maker down.

Thanks, I won't post anymore on this topic and in about 6 weeks time I won't have time to come back here, sorry.

Have a look here at a post from Atom:
http://fxhome.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=42244

I can't count the number of other films being mentioned! my point me thinks is right.
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Ah right, I hadn't realised that your film would be getting a major international release on a similar scale to Disney movies. That's pretty awesome! You must have some serious budget and support for the project.

I'm well aware of industry shennanigans around similarly-themed movies. However, in all those cases the movies tended to have similar marketing budgets and visibility. Obviously your film and Del Toro's are at different stages of production, so the real test will be once you're both being talked about in the same articles.

Maybe once Del Toro knows about your production he'll move his release date?
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It's not a matter of me jumping on every post you make, it's a case of you posting in major threads where I already have a presence. I'm on here regularly, man-if you're acting like an ignoramus in a current thread you'll just have to expect that I'll always be there, too. wink
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Tarn wrote:

Maybe once Del Toro knows about your production he'll move his release date?
He he, sarcasm. This made me laugh out loud a little. Thank you Tarn, for making my day smile
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both films are horror, both films set in a house, both films are big blockbusters
Ian, you're a classic, really.

I mean, I believe you have a "big" budget and it must all feel very big to you and all and I appreciate that and wish you all the fun and success in the world with your film. I mean, I'm very very happy for you and hope you have a blast. Seriously.

But it's just so funny that you even begin to suggest you're even vaguely in the same league with del Toro or his film or that you're in any way competition to it. I mean "both are big bluckbusters", really? I'd be surprised if your film gets even 1 % of the Haunted Mansions exposure. smile

I get that del Toro's film will take away marketing for your film and that you have to be careful about such a big film with similar themes, that's entirely not the issue here or why you keep getting voted down. But the hilarity is that you make it sound that you could even remotely compete marketing wise (yet alone creatively wise) is just... strange. And it makes you look just like the guy on americal idol who can't really sing, yet talk as if he's the next Freddy Mercury and seems to have no grasp of the fact he's just... not. It's somewhat embarassingly funny.

Honestly Ian, we're not trying to put you down. But you have to understand. What you write / How you write about yourself is just so completely not in line with what we see from you or how we see you. That's where the confusion / embarassement and some of the mockery comes from. Maybe you can't see that. Still, I'm trying to explain so you understand no one's trying to bully you.


Be that as it may. I hope your film will be fun for you to make and I'm sure it'll be a great experience.


Now back to del Toro...
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This looks right up Del Toro's alley. I wish him the best because I think chances are history will show that, if he was ego-tripping his career like Cameron, leaving The Hobbit was a baaaad move. That was a career-making opportunity right there and I would gladly have spent/wasted 10+ years trying to get those movies made if PJ had made me director (then I am a massive fan of the book). It's like handing you an "instant classic" on a silver platter. Like if Pixar offered you a project. Anything else in the world you could be working on instead won't be nearly as "great" (even if it might be as "good" if you know what I mean).
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I'm actually genuinely looking forward to Ian's film. Seems like it has really fresh themes, and the book series is a masterpiece.

Can you tell me where in the Montreal, Canada area I can see your film once it's out? In the original non-dubbed version, preferably. Also hopefully someplace that's big enough to accomodate lots of people, so I don't have to wait in line for the midnight showing.
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I look forward to seeing Ian's movie in any format, but especially if its at the local cinema. If his film was only to get a full UK release that would still be an epic achievemen. A full international release would be god-like! Who do you have lined up for distribution Ian?

I do find it amazing that you have the budget to go up against a Disney and Del Toro film. They must be spending $100+million on production and at least the same again on marketing. How did you get that kind of backing as a director new to big budget features?
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I must've missed the post where we got some idea of the scope, budget, or validation of anything Ian's been saying. neutral
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I think then you also missed the post where sarcasm started coming into play. smile



It isn't even mean sarcasm though, it's just gotten to the point where we just have to smile and nod and see what actually happens.
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And I think you missed my own facetiousness. Maybe the smiley through it off... wink
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b4uask30male wrote:

I won't bother to reply to my very good friend wink atom, just thinking about all the posts I've ever posted Atom seems to be there!! I won't be bullied!!
I used to think Atom was bullying me, but after a few years I had matured enough to see he knew more about film-making than me, and he was trying to help me.

I guess, In addition to being young, I was just too self-centered that I deluded myself into believing I knew what the hell Iwas talking about.
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What the hell are you talking about?
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Thank you to those that sent me pm's backing me, I understand why you don't post on the forum.

You missed the part where I mentioned the budget because I didn't, no one asked!!
Now If I posted it before I would have been flammed for bragging!! I can't win.

Yes it's a huge budget, probably bigger than Haunted mansion and before you all moan, remember we are shooting 6 films worth of footage not just one film.
Thanks for thinking this is a low budget movie, the clue was in the fact of the set designer from hellboy!! oh yes he's low budget aswell!

So you see those that mock didn't really want to know the answers, too busy thinking up sarcasm to think about anything else.

I hope you don't mind but I've been writing a book and I'm adding these posts in it, to show up and coming film makers what lies ahead, I'm not saying the book will be released.

Please get back on main topic looking back at all my posts on other subjects YOU guys seem to turn it on me and then I get moaned for taking over the post!! what's that about LOL.

Going back to my first comment, I wonder what rating it will be? Disney is a family friendly company, has anyone been on the haunted house ride? I did many years back.
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b4uask30male wrote:


Solly, to answer your question, when films come out at the cinema the is a competition factor if two films are the same style, one film will get over looked, my line producer asked if I was worried with a view to changing the release date, hope that clears it up.

You can't possibly have a release date yet Ian? You haven't yet begun construction?
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B4 - not everyones going to like you, or your work. Deal with it, chill out and ignore the haters and focus on giving the people that like your work the satisfaction of your talents. If people want to moan at you just ignore it, be a professional rather than sinking into being childish.

Back on topic, never heard of this film, at all. biggrin

EDIT: Also this, 'book.' What purpose does it hold to put some of the posts in it? Is it your own way of trying to get back at the people that have said you aren't very good? Seems all rather selfish to me. Other film makers aren't going to go down the same road unless they act childish and believe every bad comment is a personal hit on them.

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You missed the part where I mentioned the budget because I didn't, no one asked!!
Now If I posted it before I would have been flammed for bragging!! I can't win.
If you look around the forum you'll see that people absolutely love when fellow FXhomers find success. Check out Hybrid-Halo, for example (currently running a spotlight), who has become rightly celebrated for his success in the VFX industry. There's some humour around how often he mentions that he's in the industry, but that's only because we're proud of the guy. smile The same goes for countless others.

Hybrid, though doesn't accuse people of being jealous nor does he write stuff like "in your face". People like seeing others be successful, but it becomes less fun when those same successful people like to make a point of how they're superior.

For another example, check out Mechaforce and Sidewinder. They returned to the forum out of nowhere late last year and posted a load of stuff they'd been working on. Really impressive stuff. Essentially, they were showing off. But they did it in a cool way, in a friendly way, and in an inclusive way, so nobody minded. In fact, people were excited.

There's nothing wrong with talking about your own success, but it does depend how you do it as to how people will react.

Bear in mind the last stuff most people saw from you, as far as I'm aware, were your Stargate and Starship Troopers fanfilms from many, many years ago. A few trailers and production photos of other projects appeared but I've not seen the finished works.

Therefore it's understandable that people find it surprising that you're now putting yourself in direct competition with somebody like Guillermo Del Toro. It's like me claiming to have a Disney-rivalling blockbuster in the works off the back of Muffy & Jebediah 2. It's not that people are trying to 'flame' you or knock you down: they're genuinely curious. Dismissing that curiosity as jealousy seems a little unfair and disingenuous.

I for one am very pleased by your success, but I would love to see some of your more recent projects to see the improvement in the work. To get a $100 million+ budget is an impressive feat and I'd love to know more about the process of how you got from A to B.

Yes it's a huge budget, probably bigger than Haunted mansion and before you all moan, remember we are shooting 6 films worth of footage not just one film.
This aspect I'm particularly intrigued by, as it sounds like you're going down the FMV adventure game route explored by games in the 90s. Of course, back then they were hobbled by crappy video quality and slow computers.

Given the increased fidelity of computer games these days and their ability to be just as cinematic as movies, I'm intrigued as to how you're going to compete in the interactive arena with a branching video story.

Thanks for thinking this is a low budget movie, the clue was in the fact of the set designer from hellboy!! oh yes he's low budget aswell!
The involvement of a single crew member doesn't really have anything to do with the film's budget. Without further information we don't know what kind of involvement he has. I also have absolutely no idea how much a good set designer costs to hire for a film, or whether he's taking his normal salary. You could still have a middling-to-low budget while utilising specific, established key crew members, as money can be saved elsewhere.

We've worked with some high profile crew members over the years, people that have worked on Bond and Batman and Terminator and Indiana Jones, who have often donated their time for reduced rates or even for free. I'm not saying that's the case with you and the set designer - I'm just pointing out that their involvement doesn't prove anything in itself, not without more information.

You also seem to be thinking that low budget = bad quality. I don't think anybody was saying that. The merit of a film is in its artistic success, not in how much money it cost.

So you see those that mock didn't really want to know the answers, too busy thinking up sarcasm to think about anything else.
I can't speak for anybody else, but I really would like to know the answers. smile Same reason I've been interviewing people for spotlight articles this summer - to find out how they got where they are, in the hope that others can find inspiration and help from their advice.

I hope you don't mind but I've been writing a book and I'm adding these posts in it, to show up and coming film makers what lies ahead, I'm not saying the book will be released.
Could you elaborate on this a little? Why would you be adding these specific posts to your book? What is the book about?

Going back to my first comment, I wonder what rating it will be? Disney is a family friendly company, has anyone been on the haunted house ride? I did many years back.
I imagine they'll go for a PG-13/12 type certificate, so they can have a bit of an edge and some scares, without going into particularly extreme territory. Which would be my main concern - if they try to make this too mainstream, it could prevent Del Toro from doing what he does best.

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b4uask30male wrote:

You missed the part where I mentioned the budget because I didn't, no one asked!!
Now If I posted it before I would have been flammed for bragging!! I can't win.

Yes it's a huge budget, probably bigger than Haunted mansion and before you all moan, remember we are shooting 6 films worth of footage not just one film.
Thanks for thinking this is a low budget movie, the clue was in the fact of the set designer from hellboy!! oh yes he's low budget aswell!
I think it would serve to validate your arguments more than anything. Personally, this is probably the last thing I've seen from you, and so far the only attached person you've publicly announced is a set designer. Can you understand why one doesn't exactly jump to the conclusion that you are working with $100+ million budgets all of a sudden? I am interested in what the budget is shaping up to be, if you do care to release some numbers...

b4uask30male wrote:

I hope you don't mind but I've been writing a book and I'm adding these posts in it, to show up and coming film makers what lies ahead, I'm not saying the book will be released.
That book is one Ian Paterson production I'd definitely pay money for.


In other news(?), it seems del Toro is writing/producing Haunted Mansion - not directing it as the OP wrote. He will spend the next few years directing (and writing) the Cameron-produced 'At the Mountains of Madness' that Aculag previously mentioned.
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PLEASE any questions about House of Hell PLEASE PM me, don't keep hijacking this post!

The book is a about my life and how I got to where I am (or will be) I hope to release it when and if the time is right but as mentioned before it may not get released, it's a good read full of up's and down's.

Has Del Toro made a pure horror before? I know of Pan's but never watched it, is that a horror?
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b4uask30male wrote:

PLEASE any questions about House of Hell PLEASE PM me, don't keep hijacking this post!

The book is a about my life and how I got to where I am (or will be) I hope to release it when and if the time is right but as mentioned before it may not get released, it's a good read full of up's and down's.

Has Del Toro made a pure horror before? I know of Pan's but never watched it, is that a horror?
You can't be serious? Your the one who hijacked the thread in the first place.
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It's okay guys, there has been another thread regarding this off-topic discussion. It can be found here.
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b4uask30male wrote:

Has Del Toro made a pure horror before? I know of Pan's but never watched it, is that a horror?
Er, pretty much everything Del Toro has done has been in the horror genre, to varying degrees. And almost all of it is very, very good. Cronos and The Devil's Backbone are particularly worth watching (other than Pan's Labyrinth, but then that should be a film that everybody's already seen).

If Del Toro is what you're up against you might want to watch some of his films for reference. smile If for no other reason than they're excellent! razz
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Has anyone here seen this teaser yet?

Guillermo del Toro is writing and producing Don't Be Afraid of The Dark

It looks pretty cool, but I'm just wondering how many projects this guy had lined up when he left The Hobbit. It's like a break-up where one part has all these offers lined up right after the break up.

Guillermo del Toro - Rebound Producer!
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b4uask30male wrote:

Thank you to those that sent me pm's backing me, I understand why you don't post on the forum.

You missed the part where I mentioned the budget because I didn't, no one asked!!
Now If I posted it before I would have been flammed for bragging!! I can't win.

Yes it's a huge budget, probably bigger than Haunted mansion and before you all moan, remember we are shooting 6 films worth of footage not just one film.
Thanks for thinking this is a low budget movie, the clue was in the fact of the set designer from hellboy!! oh yes he's low budget aswell!

So you see those that mock didn't really want to know the answers, too busy thinking up sarcasm to think about anything else.

I hope you don't mind but I've been writing a book and I'm adding these posts in it, to show up and coming film makers what lies ahead, I'm not saying the book will be released.

Please get back on main topic looking back at all my posts on other subjects YOU guys seem to turn it on me and then I get moaned for taking over the post!! what's that about LOL.

Going back to my first comment, I wonder what rating it will be? Disney is a family friendly company, has anyone been on the haunted house ride? I did many years back.
I honestly can't wait to see House Of Hell!









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Staff Only wrote:

Has anyone here seen this teaser yet?

Guillermo del Toro is writing and producing Don't Be Afraid of The Dark

It looks pretty cool, but I'm just wondering how many projects this guy had lined up when he left The Hobbit. It's like a break-up where one part has all these offers lined up right after the break up.

Guillermo del Toro - Rebound Producer!
This actually looks quite terrifying.. I can't wait!