Having caught up with both Guillermo del Toro and Tom Hiddleston for the gothic romance Crimson Peak, we also had the wonderful opportunity of meeting the leading lady, Mia Wasikowska.

The affable performer shines in the leading role, and we discussed her character, the working with Tom Hiddleston again, and even spoke briefly about the forthcoming Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Crimson Peak is released on October 16th.

The stars of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak, a gothic romance about a beautiful, young heiress (Mia Wasikowska) who is seduced by a mysterious gentleman (Tom Hiddleston), talk to Andrew Pulver about using gender role reversal to give the genre archetypes the willies