Guillermo del Toro is Writing a Spooky Book of Short Stories

Guillermo del Toro is Writing a Spooky Book of Short Stories

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Guillermo del Toro, the esteemed filmmaker behind both Pan’s Labyrinth and Shape of Water, is now working on a collection of short stories for Amazon Original Stories.   Image via The Talk   While most of del Toro’s work is made to be viewed, though this isn’t his first publishing credit. Del Toro co-wrote The Strain novels with Chuck Hogan, a fiction series about the clashes between the vampire and human worlds.   Image via Amazon   Most of del Toro’s work deals heavily with the supernatural, and this upcoming work will be no exception. The publisher has stated that the collection “will introduce …

6 Creatures ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Will Feature

6 Creatures ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Will Feature

This Friday, August 9th, the film adaptations of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is finally being released! The creatures that have haunted us since childhood are coming to life, and this time they’re three dimensional. We’re going to watch them run, jump, scuttle, stab, and limp their way into our nightmares. And in addition to reuniting with the horrifying monsters we met in our elementary school’s library, we get to meet an entirely new creature as well.  Before we delve into that, let’s reconcile with some of our old friends. 6-Sarah  Bellows   Sarah’s ghost/Image via GeekTyrant   Sarah …

Check Out the New Trailer for ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’

Check Out the New Trailer for ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’

There’s a new trailer for the Guillermo Del Toro-produced film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.   Image Via Goodreads The series of three children’s horror books are written by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Released in 1981, 1984, and 1991 respectively, the series shocked the world with its terrifying stories and its gruesome images.   Image Via Nightmare Nostalgia Image Via Lit Reactor Drawing heavily from folklore and urban legends, the series set light to the imagination of one Guillermo Del Toro. For one, according to Hollywood Reporter, he humorously an audience at the trailer launch luncheon in Hollywood that, …

Cover Revealed for Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke’s New ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Novel

Cover Revealed for Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke’s New ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Novel

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Guillermo del Toro won praise, acclaim, and Oscars for The Shape of Water last year. He created a cult classic with Hellboy. He amazed audiences with Pacific Rim. However, his most legendary film is still Pan’s Labyrinth, which is now getting a novel-length expansion.   Image via Amazon   Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun is written by del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke (Inkheart), and is illustrated by Allen Williams. It tells the story of a long-lost princess hoping to reunite with her family, and includes haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that expand …

‘Scary Stories’ Trilogy Gets Documentary Ahead of Guillermo Del Toro Film Release

‘Scary Stories’ Trilogy Gets Documentary Ahead of Guillermo Del Toro Film Release

Did you ever read the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series when you were younger. If you don’t know what that is, they’re those books with those terrifying illustrations that haunted your nightmares. I mean, just look at these characters.         Well, get ready to get freaked out again because Guillermo Del Toro is bringing the terrifying tales to life. Written and produced by the Oscar winning filmmaker and directed by Andre Overdal, the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie comes out August 9th. Here’s the trailer:     In addition, a documentary …