Newswire: Guillermo del Toro adds an Amazon series to his billion other projects

Guillermo del Toro is taking some time out of his busy schedule of saying he’s going to make things to announce a new project that will soon almost certainly exist. The director, producer, and master of the hypothetically cool movie is working on a new show for Amazon, based on a script by his Pacific Rim collaborator Travis Beacham and co-writer Rene Echevarria.

The show, titled Carnival Row, is described as a film noir-inspired detective story, set in a Victorian-esque city inhabited by humans, fairies, and other mythical creatures. And if that sounds like one dollop of Ron Perlman and a makeup-covered Doug Jones from being the perfect cake of all the things Guillermo del Toro loves, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the director was originally attached to the script when it was still envisioned as a film, known as A Killing On Carnival Row …

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