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Meet the new lead for ‘Pacific Rim 2’

The sequel to Guillermo Del Toro’s monster versus machine film, Pacific Rim, will feature John Boyega as the leading man. Boyega, who is most likely known to the world as stormtrooper turned rebel Finn, is gaining traction after his breakout performance in last year’s incredibly anticipated film, The Force Awakens. Speaking on the casting, Del […]

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Guillermo del Toro Shooting Small, Black and White Film Before ‘Pacific Rim 2’

Cinephile-favorite filmmaker Guillermo del Toro  just recently announced that Pacific Rim 2 is set for a 2017 release, and he’s in post-production for Crimson Peak, but that doesn’t mean that’s all he has on his plate. In a conversation with Collider, del Toro revealed he’s planning a new piece that will be filmed before the massive Pacific Rim sequel. The film […]

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‘Pacific Rim 2’ Confirmed, Set to Release in 2017!

Not that it comes as much of a surprise, but our kaiju-loving hearts are elated this morning as Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro has confirmed that Pacific Rim 2 is a go! The first outing in del Toro’s massive-scale, giant robots versus giant monsters blockbuster was one of our favorite films of 2013, and […]

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Guillermo del Toro Writing ‘Pacific Rim 2’

Whether or not Legendary will be green-lighting the sequel to Pacific Rim is unknown, though writer/director Guillermo del Toro is continuing to work on the sequel to the well-received debut. “We are writing the sequel,” says del Toro. The original film grossed around 400 million dollars, while only costing around 200 million to make. Decent […]

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Sequels Dominate The Box Office: Despicable Me 2 and Grown Ups 2 Outshine Pacific Rim

It’s just a fact that history likes to repeat itself. In the same way that Monsters University was the highest selling movie for two weekends in a row earlier this month, Despicable Me 2 has done the same, according to estimates. Grown Ups 2 also made its mark, pulling in $42.5 million, slightly less than […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Pacific Rim

Film: Pacific Rim Starring: Charlie Hunnam Directed by: Guillermo Del Toro After what has felt like a year of having the phrase “In order to fight monsters, we created monsters of our own” shoved in our faces through every advertising avenue imaginable, the time has finally come for the world to feast its collective eyes […]

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REVIEW: Sharknado

Film: Sharknado Directed by: Anthony C. Ferrante Studio: SyFy Channel Sharknado. If the thought of a bunch of sharks being thrown around in a tornado doesn’t make you smile immediately, you’re probably not the target audience of this film, so you might as well stop reading. When the UTG office caught wind of Sharknado’s existence this past […]

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BATTLE BOTS: Check Out The ‘Pacific Rim’ Convention Trailer

Promotion is well underway for Guillermo Del Toro’s epic blockbuster, Pacific Rim, and this morning another piece of footage was released to keep fans chomping at the bit for the Summer release. Back when almost no one knew what Pacific Rim was, Guillermo Del Toro showcased previously never-before-seen footage to a panel at a comic […]

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HOLY SH!T: New Trailer For Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim’ Looks Promising

Sci-fi is extremely hit or miss; typically miss more often than not, but director Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth/Hellboy) is set to release his giant robots vs. giant monsters film, Pacific Rim, on Jul 12, 2013 and the new trailer released today looks pretty fucking sweet. Chock full of action, intensity and the aforementioned monsters/robots, […]