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Guillermo Del Toro Is Returning to the World of Pan's Labyrinth

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Visionary director Guillermo del Toro is returning to the world of Pan's Labyrinth in the form of a new book.

Guillermo del Toro is collaborating with New York Times best-selling writer Cornelia Funke (most famous for her Inkheart trilogy, which was adapted into a film staring Brandon Fraiser) to write an epic dark fantasy novel: Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun.

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The novel is being advertised as a novel for all-ages. It will contain haunting illustrations and incredible short fiction. The Amazon description advertises the book as follows:

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"This spellbinding tale takes readers to a sinister, magical, and war-torn world filled with richly drawn characters like trickster fauns, murderous soldiers, child-eating monsters, courageous rebels, and a long-lost princess hoping to be reunited with her family."

This will not be Guillermo del Toro's first journey into the literary realm either. Fans will remember The Strain, a series of vampire-thriller novels Guillermo del Toro co-wrote that was eventually adapted into the popular FX series.

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Pan's Labyrinth still stands as one of Guillermo del Toro's greatest films. While his newest project might not satisfy the itch some fans may have in regards to seeing a full new film in that world, his newest project will mark his first return to this world since the release of his original film.

Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun is available for purchase on July 2nd, 2019.

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