(HOLLYWOOD, CA – 14 May 2018) Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight is coming soon to Netflix. In this new genre-defining original anthology series, the first to stream on Netflix, acclaimed Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will present a collection of personally curated stories, that are both equally sophisticated and horrific.
With this first live-action series, del Toro and Netflix extend their collaboration, which began with the award-winning animated series Trollhunters.
On Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight, creator and executive producer del Toro will bring his own visionary style as both a writer and director to certain episodes. In addition, he will hand pick a team of the genre’s best writers and exciting new filmmakers to bring his selection of stories to life.
Del Toro re-teams with The Shape of Water producer J. Miles Dale, who serves as executive producer, along with Gary Ungar (Exile Entertainment).
The Shape of Water earned four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Score and Best Production Design. Del Toro is also the creator of the critically acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning DreamWorks Trollhunters on Netflix, which will return for a third season later this year.
His previous films alternate between Spanish-language dark fantasy pieces, such as The Devil’s Backbone (2001), and Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), winner of three Academy Awards; and American studio movies, such as the vampire superhero action film Blade II (2002), the supernatural adventures Hellboy (2004) and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008); and the science fiction monsters-versus-robots film Pacific Rim (2013).