‘Shape of Water’ Plagiarism Lawsuit Against Guillermo del Toro Has Been Dismissed

Director Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water was a lovely and horny love letter to the filmmaker’s passion for movie monsters. The off-beat genre flick was a hit earning an impressive 12 Oscar nominations leading to wins for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Production Design, and Best Original Score. Guillermo co-wrote The Shape ofContinue reading “‘Shape of Water’ Plagiarism Lawsuit Against Guillermo del Toro Has Been Dismissed”

Yorgos Lanthimos Nabs Emma Stone & Willem Dafoe For His Next Film ‘Poor Things’ – A Satirical Postmodern Revision of ‘Frankenstein’

Deadline reports that filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, The Favourite) is moving foward with his next film Poor Things at Searchlight Pictures and Film4. The project is an adaptation of the Alasdair Gray novel that is sort of a satirical take on the Victorian novel and a postmodern spin on the Frankenstein tale, as BellaContinue reading “Yorgos Lanthimos Nabs Emma Stone & Willem Dafoe For His Next Film ‘Poor Things’ – A Satirical Postmodern Revision of ‘Frankenstein’”

Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyelowo Join Searchlight’s London-Set Whodunit That Takes Place During The 1950s

Deadline reports that a new untitled period thriller is in development at the Disney owned Searchlight Pictures as three high-profile casting additions are announced. Director Tom George (This Country) is assembling a cast for his untitled murder mystery that includes Irish actress Saoirse Ronan (The French Dispatch), Sam Rockwell (Jojo Rabbit), and David Oyelowo (TheContinue reading “Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyelowo Join Searchlight’s London-Set Whodunit That Takes Place During The 1950s”

Guillermo del Toro Has Only Shot 45% of ‘Nightmare Alley’ and Expects To Resume Filming In The Fall

In an interview with Indie Wire, Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) has revealed that they are hoping to resume production on his current film Nightmare Alley this fall in Toronto and that they’ve only completed 45% of the shoot.  DEL TORO: “We were roughly 45 percent in. We were literally in the middleContinue reading “Guillermo del Toro Has Only Shot 45% of ‘Nightmare Alley’ and Expects To Resume Filming In The Fall”