Are you ready to be scared to death? Director Guillermo del Toro takes you inside his spooky haunted house in a new behind-the-scenes preview of Crimson Peak. Arriving just in time for Halloween, we get to visit with the cast and crew, as well as see some of the very scary imagery on display. This is a true Guillermo del Toro masterpiece of the macabre. And it promises to be unlike anything ever seen on the big screen before.
From Legendary Pictures, Crimson Peak boasts a cast of fan favorites that can't be rivaled in any other movie coming this fall. Set to scare in this Gothic tale are leading ladies Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska, who are joined by Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Hunnam. Also appearing in the movie is Guillermo del Toro regular Doug Jones. And Supernatural fans will be excited to see Jim Beaver in a crucial role.
Written by both Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins, Crimson Peak is a co-production between Legendary and Universal Pictures. Set in the aftermath of a family tragedy, the film follows an aspiring author, who is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds... And remembers.
Crimson Peak is produced by Del Toro, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and Callum Greene with Jillian Share serving as executive producer. This sneak peek kicks off with some very lush location shots, followed by Tom Hiddleston describing the film as a gothic romance. He stars as Sir Thomas Sharpe, who is trapped in a disintegrating love triangle with two very beautiful, but very different women. Mia Wasikowska goes onto describe Thomas as a mysterious, dark character capable of taking any woman's breath away. This latest sneak peek also delves into the backstory of Mia Wasikowska's Edith, who is described as a kind-hearted person by Tom Hiddleston. She believes in the essential goodness in people.
After learning about two of the lead characters, the preview takes viewers deep into the house at the root of the story, showing off its various passages that are deemed unsafe. Jessica Chastain arrives to introduce viewers to her character, Lady Lucille Sharpe. This very beautiful, but dangerous woman is described as the opposite of Thomas. She doesn't like to be outside the safety of the house she grew up in. And it's this haunted house that is the main pull for all of these individuals. It harbors dark secrets and it is full of ghosts. Take Guillermo del Toro's hand, and let him lead you through this wicked tale. Trust us, it's not for the faint of heart!