He highlights this in a photo series called "In a Parallel Universe" that reimagines sexist ads from the 1950s-60s with the gender roles reversed.Read More
The official synopsis for Pacific Rim Uprising has been released. Prepare for an "all-out assault on humanity."Read More
In short: not very well.
I'm trying to think of ways to pass the time until its eventual release. Here are a few ideas I've come up with, and let me know in the comments what you're doing until March 2018!Read More
"Innovation is our superpower."
The first teaser for Legendary's long-in-development Pacific Rim sequel, Pacific Rim Uprising, has dropped, and John Boyega wants YOU to join his jaeger army.Read More
In an interview with Collider, del Toro discusses stepping down as director for the much-anticipated sequel and working instead as a producer on the film.Read More
Here's our very first glimpse at Pacific Rim 2's Jake Pentecost, the son of Stacker Pentecost, played by sci-fi stalwart John Boyega.Read More
No need to keep saying Pacific Rim 2 and Godzilla 2 anymore, because these two mega-monster franchises have officially bestowed titles upon their sequels. Of course, you're still free to call them Pacific Rim 2 and Godzilla 2 anyway, because that's less confusing... but even so.Read More
An apocalypse necessitates a functional but fashionable wardrobe, and John Boyega's layered look in Pacific Rim 2 certainly fits the bill.Read More
John Boyega shared the news towards the end of the week.
Here's a spot of good news for your weekend, TMSers--remember Pacific Rim 2? Well, it's officially started filming as of this week!Read More
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story released two new international posters via the official Star Wars Twitter account, and they are gorgeous!Read More
Logic would dictate that Eastwood is likely being considered for the role of another jaeger pilot, but that doesn't necessarily mean he'll be drift-compatible with Boyega's character. That's a role I'd love to see go to someone like Gina Rodriguez, or, ahem, maybe yours truly.Read More
Margot Robbie loved Harry Potter so much as a youngster that she faked having poor vision in order to get glasses, just like the book's hero.Read More
Over Twitter earlier today, the Oxford English Dictionary announced that Scooby Snacks are finally where they belong: in the dictionary. The definition shows that the OED recognizes Scooby Snack as both the actual dog treats enjoyed by Scooby, and the large, multi-tiered sandwiches devoured by Scooby, Shaggy, and others under the influence of "drinking, smoking, or drug use."Read More
We're drift compatible. Just sayin'.
Legendary Pictures just announced that they've tapped John Boyega to take the lead role in their upcoming addition to Guillermo del Toro's monster-robot-fighting flick, Pacific Rim.Read More
After talented cinnamon roll Guillermo del Toro stepped down as director of Pacific Rim 2 following numerous studio delays last year, Daredevil's Season 1 showrunner Steven DeKnight took over at the helm. Now, screenwriter Derek Connolly, known for his work on Jurassic World and Safety Not Guaranteed (and soon to collaborate again with Colin Trevorrow on Star Wars: Episode IX), is taking a crack at the script.Read More
Are you ready, gang? After so much back and forth, it seems like Pacific Rim 2 has finally been confirmed, complete with a brand spanking new director.Read More
Never give up, never surrender.
Frankly, if anyone's capable of canceling the cancellation of the apocalypse, it's del Toro. As long as he has hope, we've got hope, too.Read More
A new Omaze campaign is offering fans a chance to have a role on Rick and Morty! To find out how to win, and where the campaign's proceeds go, head over to Omaze.Read More
And now, we wait.
While it's obvious that the director loves the story and its characters, it's still up to the studio to greenlight the sequel so keep a close eye on del Toro's Twitter for further news.Read More
Interview: Guillermo del Toro on the Future of Pacific Rim 2, His Dream to Make a Noir, and Why He Flipped the Gender Script for Crimson Peak
In which I am a nervous goober, and he is a delight.
One of the most resonant things Guillermo del Toro said during his interview with The Mary Sue is "these decisions have a weight." He was speaking specifically about the decision to give Tom Hiddleston the only significant moment of nudity in Crimson Peak, but also generally about making art that ignores conventional gender roles.Read More