At The Mountains Of Madness: Guillermo del Toro to direct
- Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth") will direct "At The Mountains Of Madness", an adaptation of the HP Lovecraft novel, for Universal Pictures.
- The novel is about a gruesome discovery made during a scientific expedition to the South Pole in the 1930s that hints at the true origin of mankind having come from elder gods from another planet. Bad things happen when those life forms are awakened.
Del Toro also wrote the script along with Matthew Robbins.
- The film will be shot in 3D with James Cameron ("Avatar") producing.
- Filming is scheduled to begin next summer.