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Guillermo Del Toro Begins Shooting The Shape of Water!

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Guillermo Del Toro has begun production on his next film, The Shape of Water – which he is shooting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (where he filmed Pacific Rim).

The Shape of Water ‘is an other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963.’

Del Toro’s cast includes Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer.

More details follow the break.

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New York City is On Its Own as The Strain Returns in August!

THE STRAIN -- "New York Strong" -- Episode 301(Airs Sunday, August 28, 10:00 pm e/p) Pictured: (l-r) Kevin Durand as Vasiliy Fet, David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian. CR: Michael Gibson/FX
THE STRAIN — “New York Strong” — Episode 301 Pictured: (l-r) Kevin Durand as Vasiliy Fet, David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian. CR: Michael Gibson/FX

FX’s supernatural thrill The Strain returns for its third season with New York City having been abandoned by the rest of the country (giving the old ‘You’re on your own, goodnight’ joke a chilling new level of meaning).

Still, the city has Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), Abraham Setrakian (David Bradley),  Vasiliy Fet (Kevin Durand) and others working to find a way to destroy the strigoi. So there’s that.

The Strain returns to FX on Sunday, August 28th (10/9C). For a few haunting hints about lies ahead for our fearless vampire hunters, follow the jump.

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Oscar® Nominations To Be Revealed By Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski, Ang LeeT

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Academy President Cheryl Isaacs Booth will be joined by Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee at 5:30 am (PT) Thursday, January 14th to announce the nominations in all twenty four categories of the 88th Academy Awards®. Follow the jump for details.

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Inside Look: Crimson Peak!

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Tom Hiddleston refers to Guillermo Del Toro as  ‘the primary interpreter of gothic romance in contemporary cinema’ in a new featurette on Del Toro’s Crimson Peak.

Check it out following the jump. Crimson Peak premieres on

Crimson Peak – Featurette: “A Look Inside”
In Theaters This October
http://www.crimsonpeakmovie.com

When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place ?lled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.

From the imagination of director Guillermo del Toro comes a supernatural mystery starring Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska and Charlie Hunnam.

Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures & Legendary Pictures

Next On: The Strain – By Any Means!

THE STRAIN -- "BK, NY" -- Episode 201 (Airs July 12, 10:00 pm e/p) Pictured: (l-r) Ruta Gedmintas as Dutch Velders, Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather.  CR: Michael Gibson/FX
THE STRAIN – Pictured: (l-r) Ruta Gedmintas as Dutch Velders, Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather.
CR: Michael Gibson/FX

One of the creepiest shows on Television returned yesterday. FX’s The Strain (Sundays, 10/9C) kicked off the new season with a new HQ for the team – Fet’s loft – and the glimmerings of a plan to defeat/cure the vampires.

Follow the jump for a look at what’s next on The Strain – and a tour of Fet’s loft.

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Spooky Trailer: Crimson Peak!

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Crimson Peak is Guillermo Del Toro’s passion project – the one he has worked on for years (as many as his H.P. Lovecraft adaptation? Probably). It’s a classic ghost story set in a big old mansion in which there are areas that ‘are not safe.’

The cast – which is pretty awesome – includes Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam. Legendary Pictures has released a new trailer that you can see immediately following the jump.

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Colorful Trailer: Book of Life!

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Produced by Guillermo Del Toro (does the man never sleep?), Jorge R. Gutierrez’s Book of Life is an animated film that takes us to places we’ve never been, visually. The story, about a young man named Manolo who must decide between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, premieres on October 17th.

Check out the riotous new trailer following the jump.

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