Orphanage Director to Helm Del Toro’s ‘Hater’

If you’re a fan of Guillermo del Toro, PAN’S LABYRINTH and THE ORPHANAGE, you’re going to jump up and down when you hear this announcement. It was revealed that ORPHANAGE director Antonio Bayona will be taking the helm of the del Toro produced Hater, an adaptation of David Moody’s novel that’s being penned by Glen Mazzara. The film is being released under del-Toro’s first-look deal with Universal Pictures. The thriller is about an epidemic of random violence in which ordinary people strike lethally without warning or remorse.