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February 22, 2012

Guillermo del Toro Gets Animated for Day of the Dead

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According to Variety, Guillermo del Toro is headed back to Mexico to pair with director Jorge R. Gutierrez for a CGI romantic adventure called Day of the Dead. There is nothing short of fantastic about this news.

For one, they’ve chosen perhaps the second best holiday as their backdrop – one that can provide a wealth of vibrant and meaningful imagery. For two, Gutierrez is an eclectic and skilled animator. For three, del Toro wrote the script along with Doug Landale – who has worked on animated television shows since the early 90s. As for the title, it’s unclear how George Romero will feel about it.

There are some cool sensibilities here, and the story is supposedly “Romeo and Juliet”-style, so the fantastical elements can probably be in full force. Of course, del Toro has a tight schedule and he won’t be directing, but his reputation as a hands-on producer speaks for itself. There’s no doubt his presence will be known in the final product. Now if he’d make a horror film about La Llorona

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