FILE - In this July 28, 2013 file photo, Mexican film director Guillermo Del Toro poses for photographers during a press conference to promote his new film "Pacific Rim," in Tokyo. Harper Design, a HarperCollins imprint, has announced the release of the writer-director del Toro’s latest book, “Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions.” The book will hit shelves October 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)
Friday, October 04, 2013 7:31 pm
Guillermo del Toro to release illustrated book
The Associated Press
The dark fantasy wunderkind, who created the mythical tales "Hellboy," "Pan's Labyrinth" and the summer hit "Pacific Rim," shares for the first time the behind-the-scenes workings of his creative process.
The book is packed with details on del Toro's home and office, private journals, filmmaking diaries, drawings and notes on characters he has yet to unleash.
Co-written with best-selling science-fiction author and filmmaker Marc Scott Zicree, the pages are peppered with interviews detailing del Toro's foray into the "mainstays of horror."
The book from HarperCollins imprint Harper Design is out Oct. 29.