'Haunted Mansion'

<a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/herocomplex/2010/07/comiccon-2010-guillermo-del-toro-haunted-mansion.html"><b>What we said:</b></a> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP017360" title="The Walt Disney Co." href="/topic/business/media-industry/the-walt-disney-co.-ORCRP017360.topic">Walt Disney Pictures</a> is going back to the theme park.<br>
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The studio announced [at Comic-Con] that it was developing a new film based on its Haunted Mansion attraction, a live-action monster picture that uses characters and elements from the haunted house. Upping the news -- and intrigue -- level is the filmmaker taking it on: Genre auteur <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001356" title="Guillermo del Toro" href="/topic/entertainment/guillermo-del-toro-PECLB001356.topic">Guillermo del Toro</a> (pictured) will direct the film and co-write it with his "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" co-scribe Matthew Robbins.<br>
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( Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )

What we said: Walt Disney Pictures is going back to the theme park.

The studio announced [at Comic-Con] that it was developing a new film based on its Haunted Mansion attraction, a live-action monster picture that uses characters and elements from the haunted house. Upping the news -- and intrigue -- level is the filmmaker taking it on: Genre auteur Guillermo del Toro (pictured) will direct the film and co-write it with his "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" co-scribe Matthew Robbins.

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