Leonardo DiCaprio was previously attached to the project. Del Toro co-wrote the script with Kim Morgan. “Nightmare Alley” is being produced by del Toro and J. Miles Dale of Tsg Entertainment.
Fox previously made a “Nightmare Alley” film back in 1947, which starred Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell and Coleen Gray. It followed a young con-man who teamed up with a female psychiatrist. At first, it’s all fun and games, until they turn on each other. However, del Toro’s film will be more based on the novel of the same name by William Lindsay Gresham.
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Production is set to start this fall.
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