Pacific Rim: Idris Elba joins the cast
- Idris Elba ("Thor") has joined the cast of "Pacific Rim", the sci-fi actioner that Guillermo del Toro will direct for Legendary Pictures.
The story follows a group of humans who defend the planet from an extraterrestrial force via the use of mechas (piloted robots).
- Elba will play a human called Sensei.
Pacific Rim: Charlie Hunnam in talks to star
- Charlie Hunnam (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") is in negotiations to star in "Pacific Rim" that Guillermo del Toro is directing for Legendary Pictures.
The story is set in a future where giant malevolent creatures threaten to destroy the earth. To combat its annihilation, the planet must band together and use highly advanced weapons technology to eradicate the growing threat.
Pacific Rim: Guillermo del Toro to direct
- Guillermo del Toro has been set to direct "Pacific Rim" for Legendary Pictures.
Travis Beacham ("Clash of the Titans") has written the screenplay.
- Filming is scheduled to begin in September 2011 for a summer 2013 release.
Pacific Rim: Legendary Pictures developing sci-fi project
- Legendary Pictures is developing the alien action movie, "Pacific Rim".
- Travis Beacham ("Clash of the Titans") is writing the script.
- The story centers on the Earth inhabitants uniting to defeat a powerful extraterrestrial opponent.