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Guillermo Del Toro

Friday, October 9, 1964
Birth Place: 
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Guillermo del Toro (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡiˈʝeɾmo ðel ˈtoɾo]; born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist. In his filmmaking career, del Toro has alternated between Spanish dark fantasy pieces, such as The Devil's Backbone (2001) and Pan's Labyrinth (2006), and more mainstream American action movies, such as Blade II (2002) and Hellboy (2004).

Awards and Nominations

2007 - Nominated - Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Pan's Labyrinth)


Del Toro Stills Wants To Make "At The Mountains Of Madness"

When Universal shut down production on At The Mountains Of Madness, it was naturally hard on Guillermo del Toro who had devoted months of his life to its active development and had wanted to make it for years.... Read more

Guillermo del Toro to Direct 'Beauty and the Beast' Tale for Warner Bros.

Guillermo del Toro is attached to direct Beauty, a new take on the Beauty and the Beast tale set up at Warner Bros. Harry Potter actress Emma Watson is attached to star. At the same time, the studio has hired Andrew Davies to write the script.... Read more

Idris Elba Joins Guillermo Del Toro's PACIFIC RIM

 Idris Elba isn't a stranger to screens both big and small. Widely known for his role in "The Wire", Elba can also be seen in "Obsessed", "RocknRolla" and "Takers". His role as Heimdall in "Thor" only helped him become a well recognized name in theaters.... Read more

Charlie Hunnam Lands Lead Role in Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim'

Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim has found its leading man. Charlie Hunnam, the British actor who is one of the stars of FX’s Sons of Anarchy, is in negotiations to be the human lead in Legendary Pictures’ monster movie.... Read more

Guillermo del Toro, DreamWorks Ani strike deal

Guillermo del Toro has fallen under the spell of animation and is setting up "Trollhunters," a feature project he will write and direct at DreamWorks Animation.... Read more


Hellboy II: The Golden Army (BLU-RAY)

The genius of Guillermo del Toro shined brightly in Pan’s Labyrinth and the original Hellboy because of their relatively low budget.  Hellboy II was given such a high budget that del Tor’s mind was able to go a little too far, adding in so much that it ended up a bit cluttered.... Read more

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Hellboy II: the Golden Army reunites fans with our heroes in The Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense (BPRD); Hellboy, Liz, Abe Sapien, and to a lesser degree, Tom Manning. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane adds his voice to a new character as well. This time Hellboy and Co.... Read more

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

The Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense has returned when an ancient truce between the humans and mythical creatures has been broken by the royal bloodline and the unstoppable Golden Army threatens all.  Ron Pearlman reprises his role as the obnoxious Hellboy, a demon who fights on the sid... Read more

Hellboy (BLU-RAY)

Hellboy is one of those movies that come along every few years that isn’t bad but isn’t great.  It’s pure fun and entertainment, nothing else and it doesn’t try to be anything else.  The special effects, prosthetics and everything in between is surprisingly brilliant.... Read more

Pan's Labyrinth (Two-Disc Platinum Series)

A rediscovery of the classic fairy tales – the ones with blood, pain, and sorrow. Just like every fairy tale we have at the core a simple story.... Read more