Guillermo del Toro continues to chat up his foray into the DC Dark Universe. In a recent interview with Total Film he told the site that pre-production continues to move along, stating, “I am going to be presenting my storyline to DC and Warners of where I want to take this universe. We do have a writer, but until that is firmed up, I have to keep it a secret. I hope it happens.” See a few more quotes below.
Del Toro added, “It’s going really really well. It’s like meeting old friends. I grew up with Demon Etrigan, with Swamp Thing, with Deadman, so these are characters that are near and dear to my heart.”
“I’d love to use the origins that are proper to each character. I love the idea of Jason Blood as a paladin and a knight…. I love the entire Constantine mythology, the Dead Man mythology, the Alex Holland Swamp Thing mythology. These are really rich things to well, and to dig.”
Still not a guarantee yet, but this Dark Universe seems to have overtaken desire to adapt Lovecraft’s At The Mountains Of Madness, which he was keen on making prior to the release of Prometheus.