Guillermo Del Toro

Guillermo Del Toro was developing a movie based on H.P. Lovecraft's short story At the Mountains of Madness at Universal, but the studio was reluctant to give the greenlight to a $150 million R-rated horror movie. read more

Senh: I think it has more to do with an R-rated horror film that cost $150M than Ridley Scott's "Prometheus." Although Guillermo Del Toro's track record at the box office is solid, he hasn't had a single film gross anywhere near $100M.

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  • 'Prometheus' kills Guillermo del Toro's dream project
    Guillermo del Toro spent 20 years trying to bring horror author H.P. Lovecraft’s novella At the Mountains of Madness to the big screen. Why did Ridley Scott’s Prometheus finally force him to abandon ...
    06/10/2012 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Guillermo Del Toro Says ‘Prometheus’ Has Killed ‘At The Mountains Of Madness’ Because They Both Have The Same Final Twist
    Del Toro also adds that not only do ‘Madness’ and “Prometheus” share a Lovecraft connection, he believes that even down to specific sequences, and the big reveal, the two films would be too similar.
    05/6/2012 - 9:58 pm | View Link
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  • Best Films Never Made #30: Guillermo Del Toro's At The ...
    From the gothic stylistic choices to his un-Hollywoodlike narrative structures, Guillermo del Toro has shown himself a big Lovecraft fan and  At the Mountains of Madness (AtMoM)   is his passion project. Yet del Toro’s struggle has only verified Lovecraft’s opening line.
    11/19/2019 - 8:33 am | View Website
  • Guillermo del Toro's sketches reveal his At the Mountains ...
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    11/18/2019 - 9:53 am | View Website
  • Let Guillermo Del Toro finally make ‘At the Mountains of ...
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    11/16/2019 - 5:48 pm | View Website
  • 'Prometheus' Secures R Rating; del Toro Compares the Film ...
    Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' appears to have landed an R rating in the U.S. Meanwhile, Guillermo del Toro suspects the film may spell doom for his 'At the Mountains of Madness' adaptation, due to the similarities in story.
    11/16/2019 - 4:12 am | View Website
  • Did Prometheus kill Guillermo Del Toro's Mountains of ...
    Sad news, H.P. Lovecraft fans — Prometheus may have indirectly put an end to Guillermo Del Toro's At the Mountains of Madness movie once and for all. Which means no elaborate GDT "Elder Things"...
    11/12/2019 - 3:58 pm | View Website
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