Trailer Drops for Del Toro’s Crimson Peak
The first trailer for the upcoming Guillermo del Toro ghost story, CRIMSON PEAK, is finally here. This is a pretty exciting project for horror fans because before all the huge robots and HELLBOYs, del Toro used to make extremely effective gothic-like ghost stories. This isn’t just del Toro returning to his “safe zone,” this is a talented directed returning to his roots. CRIMSON PEAK is directed by del Toro, written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins, and stars Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Burn Gorman, Leslie Hope, and Doug Jones. Check out the plot crunch:
In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds…and remembers.
The house itself will also be one of the main characters. In interviews del Toro said it took “the better part of a year” to build “an entire Victorian mansion, three stories high, with working elevators, working bathrooms, rooms, a full library.” Ya gotta love del Toro!! Check out the trailer below, and look for CRIMSON PEAK to hit theaters on October 16, 2015.