Michael Shannon in talks to star in new Guillermo Del Toro project, The Shape of Water

We bring you good news today! Guillermo Del Toro has a new film coming out and Michael Shannon is rumoured to be in talks to star as the villain of the story.

The working title is The Shape of Water, a film set in 1963, in the Cold War. It follows a mute laboratory worker (Sally Hawkins) who falls in love with an amphibious-type worker held captive.

Other actors already confirmed to feature in the project include Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Stuhlbarg.

No date has been confirmed, but If you need some Michael Shannon love, Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special is currently screening at selected cinemas.