Actress and singer Cailee Spaeny has reportedly been cast as the female lead in Legendary‘s Pacific Rim: Maelstrom. Star Wars star John Boyega will play the male lead, with Scott Eastwood (Suicide Squad) also starring.
Universal Pictures has announced today that the upcoming Pacific Rim sequel will officially make landfall on February 23, 2018. The film is currently the only project set to debut on that release date though it does open just one week after Marvel’s Black Panther on February 16.
The first trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak has arrived just in time for Friday the 13th (and Fifty Shades!), offering a first look at the director’s gothic horror story starring Mia Wasikowska (Stoker, Alice in Wonderland), Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, A Most Violent Year), Tom Hiddleston (Marvel’s The Avengers, Only Lovers Left Alive), Charlie Hunnam (“Sons of Anarchy,” Pacific Rim) and Jim Beaver.
Today in Hall H, Legendary revealed it will be making a feature film based on the famed Skull Island, the cinematic origins of King Kong. Previous works have touched on the island, but staying and exploring this mysterious and dangerous place offers Legendary the opportunity to take audiences deeper inside this rich world with a style and scope that parallels other Legendary productions. The film will be released on November 4, 2016.
Previously teased earlier this month when director Guillermo del Toro revealed that he was writing a script for the film with Zak Penn, Legendary Pictures and Universal Studios have revealed that Pacific Rim 2 will debut in 3D and IMAX 3D theaters on April 7, 2017.
Guillermo del Toro’s gothic thriller Crimson Peak begins shooting February 2014 once the director has wrapped work on “The Strain” for FX, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Director, screenwriter, producer and novelist Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim, Pan’s Labyrinth) resurrects some historic Halloween goblins and ghouls in “The Simpsons” opening couch gag on this season’s terrifyingly hilarious “Treehouse of Horror XXIV,” airing Sunday, Oct. 6(8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on Fox.