(By David Bentley/Coventry Telegraph.net)
PUERTO RICAN actor Benicio Del Toro's strong, intense features have led him towards many dark and tragic roles, the latest being the lead in the remake of The Wolfman, released on February 12.
But the character's spine-chilling howl comes from somewhere else together.
Rock stars Gene Simmons - lead singer of Kiss - and David Lee Roth - frontman of Van Halen - were among the many people who came in to the studio to provide animalistic sound effects for the film.
Director Joe Johnston explained that the creature's blood-curdling ululations weren't as simple to achieve as you might expect.
He told BoxOffice they had listened to the baying sounds of werewolves in other films but thought most sounded phoney.
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