Magazine article Screen International

Del Toro, Reel FX Team Up on Day of the Dead

Magazine article Screen International

Del Toro, Reel FX Team Up on Day of the Dead

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Jorge R Gutierrez will direct the Romeo And Juliet-style CG animation from a screenplay he is writing with Doug Langdale set against the Mexican folklore milieu. Guillermo De Toro is on board as creative collaborator and will also present the film.

Texas-based production company Reel FX will produce with Aaron Berger and Carina Schulze of Chatrone Inc and Day Of The Dead is scheduled to open in autumn 2014.

The project marks the first time in almost 20 years that De Toro will collaborate on a project set in Mexico following Cronos in 1993.

"We're thrilled to have Guillermo on board for Day Of The Dead," Booker said. "As individuals, Guillermo and Jorge share a cultural background and love for Mexican folklore, which brings a palpable authenticity to our project; however, as artists, each brings to the picture a vastly different aesthetic sensibility. …

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