January 18, 2013 1:27pm PT by Borys Kit
Charlie Hunnam in Early Talks to Join Guillermo Del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'
Charlie Hunnam is in early negotiations to reteam with director Guillermo del Toro for the haunted house thriller Crimson Peak, being made by Legendary Pictures.
THR has confirmed that if a deal makes, Hunnam, who is one of the stars of del Toro’s summer tentpole Pacific Rim, would join Emma Stone, who is in negotiations to also star in the ghost story.
The logline is being kept under lock and key. Del Toro wrote the script with Matthew Robbins; Lucinda Coxon recently did a rewrite.
The project is penciling a February 2014 start.
Universal Pictures retains an option to join as a co-financier at a later date.
British-born Hunnam, repped by CAA, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Sloane Offer, is one of the stars of FX’s hit series Sons of Anarchy.