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Del Toro also stated, "I think people are getting used to horror subjects done as found footage or B-value budgets. I wanted this to feel like a throwback. The studio later pushed the date back to October , to coincide with the Halloween season. He was selected to be on the jury for the main competition section of the Cannes Film Festival.
Filming began on August 15, in Toronto,    and wrapped twelve weeks later. On August 31, , the movie premiered in the main competition section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival , where it was awarded the Golden Lion for best film, making Del Toro the first Mexican director to win the award.
At the D23 Expo in , his Double Dare You production company and Disney announced a production deal for a line of darker animated films. The label was announced with one original animated project, Trollhunters. At Home with Monsters , featuring his collection of paintings, drawings, maquettes, artifacts, and concept film art. They have two children. He started dating Lorenza when both were studying at the Instituto de Ciencias in Guadalajara.
Del Toro and Newton separated in early , and divorced in September of the same year. He maintains residences in Toronto and Los Angeles , and returns to Guadalajara every six weeks to visit his family. He also owns two separate houses exclusively to house his books, poster artwork and other belongings pertaining to his work, explaining, "As a kid, I dreamed of having a house with secret passages and a room where it rained 24 hours a day.
The point of being over 40 is to fulfill the desires you've been harboring since you were 7. In a interview, del Toro described his political position as "a little too liberal ". He pointed out that the villains in most of his films, such as the industrialist in Cronos , the Nazis in Hellboy , and the Francoists in Pan's Labyrinth , are united by the common attribute of authoritarianism. I'm completely anti-structural in terms of believing in institutions.
I hate any institutionalised social, religious, or economic holding. Del Toro was raised Roman Catholic. In a interview with Charlie Rose , he described his upbringing as excessively "morbid," saying, "I mercifully lapsed as a Catholic I believe in mankind, as the worst and the best that has happened to this world. To me, art and storytelling serve primal, spiritual functions in my daily life.
Whether I'm telling a bedtime story to my kids or trying to mount a movie or write a short story or a novel, I take it very seriously. Lewis , Del Toro has stated that he no longer feels comfortable enjoying his work, despite doing so beforehand.
Despite that, Del Toro isn't entirely disparaging of Catholicism, and his background continues to influence his work. While discussing The Shape of Water , Del Toro discussed the Catholic influence on the film, stating, "A very Catholic notion is the humble force, or the force of humility, that gets revealed as a god-like figure toward the end. It's also used in fairy tales.
In fairy tales, in fact, there is an entire strand of tales that would be encompassed by the title 'The Magical Fish. But I do believe that we get this clarity in the last minute of our life. The titles we achieved, the honors we managed, they all vanish. You are left alone with you and your deeds and the things you didn't do. And that moment of clarity gives you either peace or the most tremendous fear, because you finally have no cover, and you finally realize exactly who you are.
In , del Toro revealed that he was a fan of video games, describing them as "the comic books of our time" and "a medium that gains no respect among the intelligentsia". He has stated that he considers Ico and Shadow of the Colossus to be masterpieces. Del Toro is also highly interested in Victorian culture. It has every work by Charles Dickens , Wilkie Collins and many other Victorian novelists, plus hundreds of works about Victorian London and its customs, etiquette, architecture.
My museum-slash-home has a huge amount of Ripperology in it". Around , his father Federico del Toro Torres was kidnapped in Guadalajara. In a interview with Time magazine, he said this about the kidnapping of his father: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Guillermo de Torre. This name uses Spanish naming customs: Del Toro at the Sitges Film Festival in I cannot pontificate about it, but by the time I'm done, I will have done one movie, and it's all the movies I want.
Hitchcock did one movie, all his life. Guillermo del Toro filmography. List of awards and nominations received by Guillermo del Toro. Retrieved November 26, Retrieved February 14, On Producing and Building a Canon of Work". Archived from the original on January 18, Retrieved January 17, Taking a short break after the ordeal, proved to be the second "Year of Benicio". Then he went to work for actor's director Steven Soderbergh in Traffic A complex and graphic film, this nonetheless became a widespread success and Oscar winner.
His role as conflicted Mexican policeman Javier Rodriguez functions as the movie's real heart amid an all-star ensemble cast, and many praised this as the year's best performance, a sentiment validated by a Screen Actor's Guild Award for "Best Actor". He also gave a notable performance in Snatch directed by Guy Ritchie , which was released several weeks later, and The Pledge directed by Sean Penn.
With his newfound celebrity, Del Toro has become a sort of heartthrob, being voted one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" as well as "Most Eligible Bachelors. So far very careful in his projects and who he works with, Del Toro can boast an impressive resume of films alongside some of the most influential and talented people in the film business. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!
Edit Benicio Del Toro. Showing all 63 items. He was sent to boarding school in Pennsylvania when he was age His mother, Fausta Sanchez-Del Toro, died of hepatitis when he was age nine. His family urged him to become a lawyer because they felt there was no future in acting. Studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting on a scholarship. Burned himself with cigarettes repeatedly for the elevator scene in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas because the real Oscar Zeta Acosta did as well.
The shots of the burn were deleted. Reportedly turned down the role of Frida Kahlo 's husband Diego Rivera in Frida because of the weight gain that would be required, despite that earlier, for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , he had gained 40 pounds for his character. Attended and graduated from Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania He was a basketball star and artist there, but not an actor.
He badly injured his wrist during a stunt fight during the filming of William Friedkin 's The Hunted He fell on his wrist as he dove for a knife and actor Tommy Lee Jones fell on top of him.
He was injured so badly that he was out of work for months, even though the film was virtually completed. He required three hours of therapy daily and reportedly there is a question whether he will regain full use of the wrist.
Is the third Puerto Rican actor to receive an Academy Award. The other two were: Benny Dalmau's last name his character in Basquiat came from Raymond Dalmau, a Puerto Rican basketball player in the s and early s.
Had a long-term relationship with Chiara Mastroianni The film was due to start shooting in October - with Denzel Washington co-starring - but Universal Pictures postponed it because of budgetary concerns. The film eventually got the green light in , with Ridley Scott replacing Antoine Fuqua as director.
Is one of five Oscar winners - for Best Supporting Actor in Traffic - to play a character that spoke mostly in a foreign language. Most of his dialog was in Spanish. Producers not only wanted him for his amazing talent, but also for his close resemblance to Muni. At 21 years old, he is the youngest person ever to portray a villain in a James Bond movie: Dario in Licence to Kill Cousin of Joshue Del Toro and Rebeca. He and his ex-girlfriend Claire Forlani have both appeared in films featuring Ryan Phillippe: They have also both appeared in films with Brad Pitt: Claire and Benicio acted together in Basquiat Has appeared with his ex-girlfriend, Valeria Golino , in three films: They had a long-term relationship from to Had a cameo as a background character in Madonna 's music video "La Isla Bonita" Good friends with Johnny Depp.
They worked together in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas His father owned the property across the street from his childhood home and turned it into a full-size basketball court so he and his brother Gustavo could practice and play with their friends.
The property has since been built into a condominium. Vocalist Macy Gray is one of his huge fans. They were born the same year. In , he was snapped leaving the Beverly Hills restaurant E Baldi Friday from a lunch date with a blonde female friend. However, there has not been any more pictures of the two together, which ends all kinds of rumors of their relationship. He has not given any hints regarding himself being in a relationship at the moment. He looks to be enjoying being a father and that is all he has shown in the recent years.
Speculations are that he is not in any relationship and is currently single. His Past Affairs And Relationships.
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