Guillermo Del Toro‘s Crimson Peak is the big budget gothic-horror film that touts an all-star cast that consists of Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, and Charlie Hunnam. The Victorian house that was built to use as the film’s setting is an actual three-story house, complete with a functioning elevator, bathrooms, and full library, which looks so devilishly creepy, it may very well be haunted.
Now, Legendary and Universal have released the teaser trailer for Crimson Peak that is sure to give us scares beyond compare and make us believe that “ghosts are real.” Hit the jump to check it out, as well as images from the film and a new poster.
The period piece combines romance and horror with very beautiful costumes and set pieces. In the film Mia Wasikowska falls in love with a young suitor (Tom Hiddleston), and begins to unravel the dark secrets of his manor. There will be a lot of twists and turns, but if anything, it looks like Guillermo Del Toro is going back to his psychological thriller roots, and doing it in a very big way.
Legendary Picturesâ€™ 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 (Panâ€™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, bleedsâ€¦and remembers. Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, del Toro and Callum Greene produce, and Jillian Share executive produces.
Crimson Peak opens in theaters in October 16, 2015.
Check out the trailer in HD over at Apple Trailers. (Click here to watch if you’re having trouble viewing in QuickTime.)