Movie Review: Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim

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Guillermo Del Toro and his Frankenstein

Frankenstein!

In what must be one of the more interesting adaptations to come in the future, Guillermo del Toro will be working on a Frankenstein adaptation. And he’s planning Doug Jones to play the role of the iconic monster. Details are pretty sparse right now, and I wouldn’t expect this movie to start getting serious anytime before 2010, but it’s pretty interesting all the same.

This news come from ShockTillYouDrop, who interrogated him while on the red carpet at the Hellboy II premiere.

Del Toro will be sticking to the original vision that Mary Shelley had for Frankenstein: “Tall, pale with blackened lips, achingly beautiful but completely flawed.” Del Toro also mentioned Berni Wrightson, famed comic artist and horror illustrator for designing the look of Frankenstein. Apparently, the movie is still so early that Del Toro was surprised when he was enquired about it.

Del Toro has an actor in mind for Victor Frankenstein as well, but refused to mention him. No Igor either. We wonder how the “It’ ALIVE!!!” scene will turn out here. Very intriguing indeed!

Hellboy Is Coming (again)

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Universal Pictures and Dark Horse present Hellboy: The Golden Army, the NEW 16-page comic that details the rise of The Golden Army in the upcoming action-thriller “Hellboy II: The Golden Army!”

Written by Mike Mignola, from a story by Hellboy II director Guillermo del Toro, the prequel comic features three different covers (Hellboy, Abe and Liz), and will be distributed at conventions and events leading up to the film’s release on July 11, 2008.

As a preview to the WonderCon edition of “The Golden Army” comic debuting this weekend, a 5-page preview of the comic has just debuted online at: http://www.hellboymovie.com/production/

Check it out!