Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan: The Fall

THU, SEP 23, 2010 (57:59)

Director Guillermo del Toro and author Chuck Hogan discuss The Fall, the second installment in the Strain Trilogy. The pair are interviewed by the Brattle Theatre’s creative director, Ned Hinkle. The vampiric virus unleashed in The Strain has taken over New York City. It is spreading across the country and soon, the world. Amid the chaos, Eph Goodweather, head of the CDC′s team and one of a small group who have banded together to fight the bloodthirsty monsters that roam the streets, finally manages to identify the parasite that causes the infection. But it may be too late.

+ BIO: Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro, who was born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, made his feature directorial debut in 1993 with the film Cronos, and has since gone on to direct Mimic, The Devil’s Backbone, Blade II, Hellboy, Hellboy II, and Pan’s Labyrinth, which garnered enormous critical praise worldwide and won three Academy Awards. He is currently working on his next film and, with Chuck Hogan, writing the third volume in The Strain trilogy.

+ BIO: Chuck Hogan

The author of several acclaimed novels, including The Standoff and Prince of Thieves, which won the 2005 Hammett Award and was called one of the 10 best novels of the year by Stephen King. Prince of Thieves was the basis for the new motion picture The Town, directed by Ben Affleck.

+ BIO: Ned Hinkle

Ned Hinkle brings to the Brattle Theatre 10 years of programming and event logistics experience from both the film and music industries. After three years in the music business, Ned’s first love, film, called him back and he began working for Beacon Cinema Group, then the company that operated and programmed the Brattle Theatre. In 2001, after five years with Beacon Cinema Group, Ned founded the Brattle Film Foundation with Ivy Moylan and took over the lease of the Brattle Theatre. Ned has taken all of his experience and brought it to the foundation as the Brattle’s Creative Director where he works on all programming, marketing and special events.

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