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Pacific Rim: Uprising pushed back one month

After years of waiting for a sequel to the robot-monster-smashing film PACIFIC RIM the sequel, PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING, is only a few short months away from hitting the big screen. However, as reported by Deadline, that “few short months” has just been extended by one full month, and now the movie is being released March 23, 2018. The original date for the movie was...
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08.03.2017
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Guillermo del Toro on why he didn't direct Pacific Rim: Uprising himself

Guillermo del Toro typically doesn't choose a project unless it's something he's very passionate about, and, given that he seems to be quite invested in the world of PACIFIC RIM, it was a little bit of a surprise when he chose not to take the helm of the sequel. Steven DeKnight (Spartacus) wound up directing what would become PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING, but Guillermo del...
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04.06.2017
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Scott Eastwood is a battered jaeger pilot in this Pacific Rim 2 image

Earlier today we got a decent look at John Boyega 's Jake Pentecost in a new image from PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING. Filming is currently underway on the Steven S. DeKnight-directed sequel, and now we have a new look at one of the other stars of the film; Scott Eastwood . There isn't much known about his character, Nate Lambert, except that he's a jaeger pilot. Judging from...
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02.07.2017
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John Boyega shares a new and bad ass image from Pacific Rim: Uprising

From the moment I saw John Boyega ’s performance as Moses in Joe Cornish ’s sci-fi action comedy ATTACK THE BLOCK, I knew that this dude was destined for great things. I pumped my fist high into the air when his role as Finn was confirmed for STAR WARS: EPISODE VII - THE FORCE AWAKENS, and now, I find myself chomping at the bit to witness Boyega kicking some kaiju ass in...
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02.07.2017
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John Boyega teases the return of a familiar Jaeger in Pacific Rim 2

After years of wondering and waiting we will finally be treated to a sequel to the robot-monster bash flick, PACIFIC RIM. The second film, titled PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING, won’t see a complete return of the full cast, with the main star, Charlie Hunnam , turning in his fancy robot suit for a coat made out of …I wanna say rabbit. But not everything will be brand-spanking new,...
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01.21.2017
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John Boyega suits up in new photos from the set of Pacific Rim: Uprising

The road leading up to PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING has certainly been a bumpy one. Development on the much anticipated sequel to Guillermo del Toro 's PACIFIC RIM was filled with delays which ended up with the project being shelved entirely, but, after being brought back from the brink of death, production on PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING finally got underway in Australia late last year . Phew....
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01.11.2017
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Ava DuVernay being courted to helm A Wrinkle in Time & Intelligent Life

Deadline has learned that SELMA director Ava DuVernay is being wooed by Disney and Amblin to helm two different features. According to the site, the Mouse House has offered her A WRINKLE IN TIME, a big screen adaptation of the Madeleine L’Engle fantasy novel of the same name, and she's also in negotiations with Steven Spielberg 's production company to direct...
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02.09.2016
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Kong: Skull Island picks up Jurassic World co-writer Derek Connolly

Perhaps Universal is hoping that a little of their JURASSIC WORLD success will spill over to their other giant monster film; per THR , it seems that Derek Connolly , co-writer of JURASSIC WORLD, will be heading on over to KONG: SKULL ISLAND to take a crack at the script. Max Borenstein (GODZILLA), John Gatins (FLIGHT), and Dan Gilroy (NIGHTCRAWLER) had previously worked on the...
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08.18.2015
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Jurassic World's Colin Trevorrow to direct sci-fi thriller Intelligent Life

THR is reporting that DreamWorks has picked up a sci-fi thriller called INTELLIGENT LIFE written by SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED director Colin Trevorrow and his writing partner Derek Connolly . Trevorrow is also attached to direct the film, and sources have told the site that "the tone harkens to Safety Not Guaranteed and is a big idea surrounded by rich...
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03.09.2015
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Robert Downey Jr. Sells Horror Comedy Cloaked to Warner Bros.

Is there anything Robert Downey Jr. can’t do?  When the dude not taking awesome pictures on the set of THE AVENGERS 2 , he’s busy elsewhere developing and selling movies, like a boss. According to Deadline, the in-demand actor and his wife/producing partner Susan Downey have sold an original horror comedy pitch to Warner Bros. called CLOAKED . The flick is...
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05.01.2014
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Aubrey Plaza and John C. Reilly to star in zombie comedy Life After Beth, based on the UK short

John C. Reilly and Aubrey Plaza are apparently set to join comedic forces in an adaptation of the short film LIFE AFTER BETH, an obscure UK pic from 2010.  This time out, Jeff Baena (I HEART HUCKABEES) will write and direct, no doubt steering the film into some wacky territory.  According to Plaza (who is in a relationship with Baena) the adaptation is "...a really fucked-up movie."...
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12.17.2012
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