A closer look at some things you might have missed in the trailer for Guillermo Del Toro's horror/fantasy/romance film The Shape Of Water (2017), in theaters December 8.
In this analysis, I'll break down some of the unnoticed details in The Shape of Water trailer, examine the possibility that this film is connected to Guillermo Del Toro's Hellboy universe and address the rumors that this film's creature is related to The Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954).
Could this creature be Abe Sapien from the Hellboy movies? Is this secretly a prequel? Or is this creature from The Amazon? Is this a sequel? Stick around to the end of this video to find out.
Synopsis: From master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.