Lovecraft, horror, James Cameron, Movie That Almost Was, R-rated, thriller, Tom … Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro still wants to make his adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s 1931 novella At the Mountains of Madness, but it of course never came to fruition. At The Mountains of Madness, big-budget, creature, Guillermo Del Toro, H.P. There was a time when Guillermo del Toro was knee deep in a feature film adaptation of H.P. As Guillermo del Toro once noted, H.P. Guillermo del Toro hasn't given up on his cinematic expedition to adapt H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness into a big-budget movie. Guillermo del Toro says he'll spend the rest of his life trying to make Lovecraft adaptation At the Mountains of Madness. Lovecraft adaptation Mountains of Madness. It was originally serialized in the February, March, and April 1936 issues of Astounding Stories.It has been reproduced in numerous collections. Guillermo del Toro is a Mexican director mostly known for his acclaimed films Pan's Labyrinth, The Devils Backbone, Crimson Peak and the Hellboy film franchise. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness Everything Coming to Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video in November 2020 Guillermo del Toro Still Hopes to Make H.P. At the Mountains of Madness is a science fiction-horror novella by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written in February/March 1931 and rejected that year by Weird Tales editor Farnsworth Wright on the grounds of its length. A chilling recollection of an Antarctic expedition's uncanny discoveries and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization. According to Deadline, del Toro may sign on to direct Pacific Rim as his next project, instead of the H.P. Lovecraft stories don't have happy endings, so the inauspicious end of his At the Mountains of Madness adaptation — … His films draw heavily on sources as diverse as weird fiction, fantasy, horror, and war. During a recent virtual interview with IndieWire, the Oscar-winning director revealed that he wears a ring from the fictional Miskatonic University, and will continue to do so until the passion project is realized. Tom Cruise is confirmed to star in Guillermo del Toro's 3D adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness. Filming is scheduled to begin in June.