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Potential ‘Pacific Rim’ and ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Crossover Would Not Have Featured Jaegers Fighting the Titans

2018’s Pacific Rim Uprising made more that $290 million worldwide, but with a reported $150 million budget plus advertising costs on top of that, it wasn’t successful enough to lead to a third film in the Pacific Rim franchise. But after reading this latest update from Uprising director Steven S. DeKnight, I wonder if fans […]

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‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ Teaser: Get Back in the Jaeger With Netflix’s Anime Series Next Month

Pacific Rim has gone full circle. Guillermo del Toro‘s 2013 sci-fi monster movie was a love letter to mecha animes and kaiju flicks, genres that started in Japan before making their way across the globe. And now, Pacific Rim has returned to those roots with the upcoming Netflix anime series Pacific Rim: The Black. Netflix […]

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Guillermo del Toro: ‘I could tweet 20 times a day – I’m very careful not to’

The director has a new novel out, an animation series on Netflix and two films in the pipeline – and still had time to watch three films a day in lockdownA specialist in fantasy and the supernatural, Mexican film-maker Guillermo del Toro was born in Guadalajara in 1964. He worked as a special effects makeup […]

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IndieWire Live: Guillermo del Toro to Discuss His Career and Take Fan Questions

Guillermo del Toro, one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated directors, will discuss his prolific career with IndieWire in a live interview on Wednesday. Del Toro is the latest Hollywood talent to participate in IndieWire’s Instagram Live interview series. His interview with IndieWire executive editor and chief critic Eric Kohn will begin on IndieWire’s official […]

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Legendary Entertainment Hires Sirena Liu as China CEO (Exclusive)

Legendary Entertainment has hired Sirena Liu as the CEO of its China subsidiary, Legendary East. Legendary is the studio behind the “Pacific Rim,” “Jurassic World” and the “Godzilla” movie franchises.Liu was most recently managing director for Twentieth Century Fox’s China office, a post she’d held since October 2015 until mid 2019. The post became redundant […]

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A ‘Pacific Rim’ Dark Experience Ride is Opening in the Trans Studio Cibubur Indonesian Theme Park

Pacific Rim may have first begun as Guillermo del Toro’s cinematic love letter to mecha anime, but it seems destined to be turned into some kind of franchise by Legendary. While the feature film sequel Pacific Rim Uprising didn’t succeed in this cause, perhaps the franchise’s future is in theme parks. A Pacific Rim theme […]

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Colony Capital Looking at Investment Deal With Wanda’s Legendary (Report)

U.S. financier Colony Capital may be in negotiations to buy a minority share stake in Legendary Entertainment. The Hollywood production company behind “Godzilla” and “Pacific Rim” is owned by China’s Wanda group.Bloomberg reported on Sunday that Colony had held talks with Wanda. It reported that Colony may use a new fund, Colony Media Partners for […]

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‘A Quiet Place’ Makes Noise as the Biggest Box Office Opening Since ‘Black Panther’

What does “A Quiet Place’ have that “Pacific Rim: Uprising” and “Tomb Raider” don’t? Quite a few things, it turns out, including the best domestic box office opening since “Black Panther.”The critically acclaimed third feature from actor John Krasinski, who stars opposite wife Emily Blunt, nearly tripled its budget on opening weekend. That will propel […]

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