“Crimson Peak”, the new gothic horror film by Guillermo del Toro, got a release date with a studio announcement, according to a Jan. 30 report in Variety. “Crimson Peak” will open Oct. 16, 2015.
The film is described as being about a female author whose new husband starts behaving strangely. It will star Tom Hiddleston, famous for playing Loki in “Thor”, Charlie Hunnam, best known for turning down the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie and Jessica Chastain, the 2013 Golden Globes best actress winner.
“Crimson Peak” was originally supposed to star famous Brit, Benedict Cumberbatch, but due to scheduling conflicts, the “Sherlock” actor was unable to commit to the role. The part was eventually offered to Tom Hiddleston, who is a close friend of Cumberbatch. Tom asked Benedict's permission to take the role and Cumberbatch was overjoyed about the news, according to IMDB.