Guillermo del Toro Talks Of His Upcoming Project “The Haunted Mansion”

July 26th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
guiJuly 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar winning director Guillermo del Toro has revealed that he is hoping and praying that his dream project “The Haunted Mansion’ will go according to plan. He revealed at the Comic Con recently that his next project will be based on the Disney Amusement Park ride. Some of the reports suggest that the film could be in 3D.

The 45 year old director said that he has been writing the story about Haunted Mansion for more than 40 years and he has been going to the place of the same name for the last forty years. He said that he hopes and prays that he will get a chance to direct the film as well. Guillermo del Toro said that it has been an obsession with him over the years and he already has his own version of the ‘Haunted Mansion’ at his house with the original gargoyles. He revealed that he has collected every possible original piece related to the ride for years.

The director also revealed that he is presently working on some horror scripts. he hinted at making his own version of Frankenstein. He addressed a crowd of 6000 at the Comic-Con and promised to the audience that he will respond to anyone who is an aspiring artist or a film maker. The director was handed a bundle of sketches by a fan immediately after the statement. The renowned director was at the Comic-Con to promote the horror film ‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark’, which he has co-written. He was seen all praises for the director Troy Nixey and he said that he could identify with his work because he was not very emotionally sophisticated.

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