Guillermo del Toro has been announced as Guest Director of the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival, which is set to run June 16-26 in downtown LA. The world premiere of FilmDistrict’s Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, co-written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins and directed by Troy Nixey, will be the closing-night film; Dark, a horror film that stars Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce, will be released domestically on Aug. 26. The festival also said it will host a special screening of Warner Bros’ Green Lantern on June 16.
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Wednesday May 11, 2011 @ 12:16pm PDTTags: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, FilmDistrict, Green Lantern, Guillermo Del Toro, Los Angeles Film Festival, Warner Bros
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