I’ve recently developed an obsession with the Victorian era after watching Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, and I’ve been a longtime fan of the master of horror and dark fantasy, Guillermo Del Toro. You can only imagine my excitement (okay, fanaticism) when I saw the first trailer for the horror thriller deemed Del Toro’s “ultimate masterpiece,” Crimson Peak. Period costumes, a haunted house, piano music, Pan’s Labyrinth-y creatures, and Tom Hiddleston? I can't handle these emotions.
Starring Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, and Mia Wasikowska, Crimson Peak hits theaters on October 16 (just 239 days away!), just in time for my favorite holiday. The synopsis, via Universal Pictures, is as follows:
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.