Guillermo del Toro is going off to war…
The 51-year-old Mexican filmmaker is set to direct and produce an untitled Cold War drama from Fox Searchlight.
It’s described as a mysterious and magical otherworldly love story set in 1963 America. J.Miles Dale will produce with del Toro.
Sally Hawkins is set to star in the film, and Octavia Spencer is in talks to join the cast.
Meanwhile, the Crimson Peak and Pacific Rim filmmaker is developing and might direct Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark for CBS Films, based on the book trilogy by Alvin Schwartz.