The gothic horror story, being made by Legendary Pictures, is set to shoot from Feb. 10 to May 14.
Crimson Peak portrays a young author who discovers that her husband is not who he appears to be.
Del Toro wrote the script with Matthew Robbins, with Lucinda Coxon doing a rewrite.
Charlie Hunnam, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska are attached to the project.
Del Toro, who also shot Pacific Rim for Legendary Pictures at Pinewood Toronto Studios, is also shooting The Strain drama pilot for FX in Toronto.