The first trailer has arrived for Guillermo del Toro’s new dark fantasy feature “The Shape of Water”. Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, and Michael Shannon lead the cast of this period fairy tale set during the height of the 1960s Cold War.
Hawkins plays a mute government laboratory worker who befriends a top-secret classified experiment – a gilled fish-man (Doug Jones) who was once revered by Amazonian tribes.
Now held in isolation, Hawkins and a coworker (Spencer) try to help it before it falls under the purview of a cruel government agent (Shannon).
Richard Jenkins and Michael Stuhlbarg also star in “The Shape of the Water” which opens December 8th.