Guillermo del Toro claims he was once chased by a UFO.The 'Hellboy II: The Golden Army' director says he had the extraterrestrial encounter when he was just 15.He explained: "I was with my friend in Mexico and we saw a light moving over the highway. It jumped all over the sky."We started beeping our horns and flashing our lights - and suddenly it jumped around 60km closer."We raced back to the city. It started following us."The 43-year-old filmmaker admits people find his story difficult to accept, but he insists he is telling the truth.He added: "Even my wife doesn't believe me. So why should anyone else?"

Guillermo is currently working on 'The Hobbit'.

The movie, which is the prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings' franchise, is expected to be released in 2012.

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