Watch the first teaser for Guillermo del Toro’s gothic thriller Crimson Peak

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Guillermo del Toro plans on dragging audiences kicking and screaming into his Victorian nightmares this fall with his new thriller Crimson Peak. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, and Mia Wasikowska, the film follows a young author swept up in her new husband’s mysterious, supernatural past. Judging from this first look, the film has the polished, B-movie aesthetic del Toro has been cultivating for the last several years. Here, the cast glides through a house that looks like a haunted doll house, and the film certainly looks like it honors the “grand dames” of the haunted house genre already. Crimson Peak will hit theaters on October 16th.

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