CRIMSON PEAK – First Trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Gothic Horror

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First trailer for Guillermo del Toro‘s gothic horror film Crimson Peak has finally arrived, starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam and Jim Beaver.

The highly anticipated Del Toro’s return to the genre is set in Victorian-era England and tells the tale of a “woman who falls for a mysterious stranger and moves in with him and his eccentric sister, only to later regret her decision after learning the house may have life of its own.”

The first official teaser doesn’t show much. Looks like Crimson Peak directly ties into Pan’s Labyrinth and The Devil’s Backbone, and almost has a Tim Burton-esque feel to it. Cool, not how I pictured it in my head…And yes, the complete lack of jump scares.

Del Toro‘s character-driven gothic romance arrives in regular theaters and IMAX on October 16th.

Check out our Crimson Peak gallery and the new poster below.

Legendary Pictures’ CRIMSON PEAK, a co-production with Universal Pictures, is a haunting gothic horror story directed by the master of dark fairy tales, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy series, Pacific Rim), written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins and starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Hunnam. In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author 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. Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, del Toro and Callum Greene produce, and Jillian Share executive produces.

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