Guillermo del Toro

Book Review: Leave yourself rattled with The Hollow Ones the first in a new series from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan

October 27, 2020

Reading The Hollow Ones you will be drawn into a crime spree, and find yourself sharing time with a killer who can’t be seen and a killer who has defied the ages. The perfect read for Halloween; reading this will leave you rattled and looking at your friends and colleagues with an extra hint of […]

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Film Review: Pacific Rim: Uprising (USA, 2018) is a glorified B-movie that’s entertaining in all its wild stupidity

March 22, 2018

Given his penchant for dark, more gothic views on material, Guillermo del Toro‘s foray into big budget filmmaking – 2013’s Pacific Rim – always seemed a little odd.  Capable of delivering so much more than what that film ultimately was able to, del Toro may have injected some of his usual fantastic-ness into proceedings, but […]

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Interview: Pacific Rim: Uprising director Steven S. DeKnight on the trials and triumphs of navigating his debut feature

March 20, 2018

Spearheading a $150 million dollar movie sequel would be daunting for even the most experienced of directors, so you can only imagine how Steven S. DeKnight felt when he was handed Pacific Rim: Uprising following the departure of original director Guillermo del Toro.  Best known as the creator, head writer, and producer of the Spartacus […]

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Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water reveals its first trailer

August 21, 2017

Guillermo del Toro is no stranger to fascinating visuals that extend to imaginative and creative storytelling. With that being said, del Toro is back with The Shape of Water. The Shape of Water follows the story of mute janitor Elisa, who cleans a mysterious high security government lab. However upon a routine shift, she comes across a […]

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Australian Composer Tim Davies talks working on Guillermo del Toro’s new Netflix series Trollhunters (EXCLUSIVE)

December 23, 2016

Conductor and Lead Orchestrator Tim Davies may just be one of the busiest Aussies working in Hollywood – from conducting one of this year’s most acclaimed films, La La Land, to TV series like Empire and Revenge and video games like The Last of Us his IMDB list is one of the most impressive you’re […]

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Scott Eastwood continues his big-budget casting run; in talks for the Pacific Rim sequel

July 5, 2016

Scott Eastwood who will play an unidentified role in the Suicide Squad film to be released later this year, has begun early talks to join the Pacific Rim sequel. The sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 sci-fi action flick about giant robots fighting giant monsters has already signed Star Wars star John Boyega, where he will […]

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Michael Shannon in talks to star in new Guillermo Del Toro project, The Shape of Water

May 10, 2016

We bring you good news today! Guillermo Del Toro has a new film coming out and Michael Shannon is rumoured to be in talks to star as the villain of the story. The working title is The Shape of Water, a film set in 1963, in the Cold War. It follows a mute laboratory worker (Sally Hawkins) who falls in […]

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Daredevil‘s Steven S. DeKnight to direct Pacific Rim sequel

February 25, 2016

The people behind Legendary Pictures have decided to move forward with Pacific Rim 2 by appointing Spartacus creator and Daredevil‘s showrunner Steven S. DeKnight as director of the film. Currently the project has been kept on hold since September of last year with the film being taken off the 2017 release schedule. Guillermo del Toro […]

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Film Review: Crimson Peak (MA15+, USA, 2015)

October 17, 2015

The trailers released for Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak make the film look like a horror-infused haunted house type film. In actual fact it’s not; well not entirely anyway, since Del Toro has instead crafted a gothic romance film that harkens back to story-telling styles of yester-year – it just so happens to be set […]

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Win a double pass to see Guillermo del Toro’s new film Crimson Peak!

September 28, 2015

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 filled 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 […]

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Exclusive Interview: Supernatural actor Jim Beaver talks about working with Guillermo del Toro on Crimson Peak

September 28, 2015

Actor Jim Beaver – best known for his work on the series Supernatural and Deadwood – talks exclusively to The Iris about his role in the upcoming thriller Crimson Peak, and working with director Guillermo del Toro on the project – alongside the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska and Charlie Hunnam. Watch the […]

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