"Anthony Hopkins' role was [originally] played by Claude Rains and the relationship between Rains and Lon Chaney Jr. was a good father and son [relationship]," the actor says. "In [our version], it's definitely fractured, I'm like the prodigal son, I've been gone, he sent me away when I was a child and I haven't seen him in twenty six years and I can home again to visit my brother who’s missing, but I [also play an] actor too which is also different."
Del Toro, a fan of the original Wolf Man, adds he looked to other classics Werewolf of London (starring Henry Hull) and Curse of the Werewolf (Oliver Reed) to inform his performance.
Then MTV goes on to ask if we'll see other "monster cameos" in the film. If you don't know the answer already, read the rest of their story here.
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