del Toro Signs Dreamworks Animation Deal

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation which will see him write, produce, and direct animated family films for the studio.

del Toro has collaborated with DWA for years now on various projects from the “Trollhunters” series, to executive producing or serving as a creative consultant on at least five DWA features.

The deal sees the “Hellboy” and “The Shape of Water” director setting up offices at the Glendale campus, with the first project to be announced in the upcoming months.

Source: Deadline