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Pacific Rim 2 has been delayed indefinitely

If you were holding out hope for Pacific Rim 2, we've got some bad news for you today. The Hollywood Reporter ran a piece about the current testy relationship between Legendary Pictures and Universal, and one of the casualties was Pacific R...

 
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Pacific Rim continues with new comic, Tales from the Rift

In case you couldn't get enough Kaijus and Jaegers the first time you saw Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro has you covered with the upcoming sequel, which has actually just entered pre-production. However, if 2017 is still a little too far o...

 
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FlixList: The Top 10 Movie Robots

[This feature originally ran with the release of Pacific Rim two years ago, but with the new robot movie Chappie now hitting theaters, I figured it'd be a fun revisit!]  In honor of Pacific Rim releasing July 12, I, Nick Valdez (F...

 
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Del Toro writing Pacific Rim 2 right now

At ATX this weekend Guiellermo Del Toro made fans of his Pacific Rim a little excited as he announced that he's working on the sequel's with The Incredible Hulk writer Zak Penn script as if he already had funding for it lined up. ...

 
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Mike's Top 5 Action Sequences of 2013

Maybe I’m just young, but a good movie fight is the quickest way to my heart. A well-choreographed or inventive action scene appeals to a certain part of my brain in ways I don’t quite understand yet. For an action junkie, 2013 ...

 
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New Releases, week of 10/19/13: Jaeger Bomb Edition

Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim hits stores today, meaning the movie may turn a decent profit yet on top of the Chinese box office returns. By far, this is the biggest new release this week, with The Heat starring Sandra Bullock and Meliss...

 
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Chinese PLA officer claims Pacific Rim is propaganda

According to a statement in People's Liberation Army Daily, Zhang Jieli (a PLA officer), wrote that Hollywood uses movies as a way to convey American propaganda to the world. Sure big Hollywood films could have big 'Merican undertones,...

 
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Pacific Rim opens well in China, sequel more likely

While Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim has been a bit of a bust at the box office domestically, it's been doing quite well overseas. In fact, Pacific Rim had a record-setting opening day in China on Wednesday, grossing $9 million. This...

 
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Godzilla style fan trailer for Pacific Rim is wonderful

Pacific Rim may not have been the best thing since sliced Godzilla bread, but it did inspire a lot of folks with how much it resembled other things. First we had that nice fan trailer cut with Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers music, and now w...

 
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Box Office Numbers: WTF R.I.P.D.? OMG! LOL!

There were four new releases last week, though none of which was a hyped-up tentpole. In the end it was The Conjuring that took the top slot. Despicable Me 2 held tough with a respectable second place, while Turbo just edged out Grown ...

 
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Pacific Rim won't get a director's cut

Reports came in pretty quickly that Guillermo del Toro had cut about an extra hour of movie out of Pacific Rim to make sure the character's story arcs were pared down to their bare essentials. As someone who came away from the movie thinkin...

 
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Box Office Numbers: Rock 'Em Sock 'Em

Over the weekend there was a box office bout that pit Guillermo Del Toro and the fightin' robots of Pacific Rim against the unfunny, lazy, talentless hack Adam Sandler and his abominable sequel Grown Ups 2. In the end, both movies lost out ...

 
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Review: Pacific Rim

When talking about Pacific Rim you really have to start with expectations. Expectations for this particular film were all over the place. Those who just saw the trailers simply thought it was yet another giant robot movie with lots of ...

 
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Metal Gear artist drew Pacific Rim's Japanese poster

Remember how Hideo Kojima (creator of the Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders franchises) tweeted how much he enjoyed Pacific Rim (Oh yeah, Kanye did too but Im'ma let you finish)? The connections between Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Ri...

 
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Legendary Pictures signs a deal with NBC Universal

Legendary Pictures has left Warner Bros (their deal produced such hits as The Dark Knight trilogy, Man of Steel, and The Hangover trilogy) since their deal expired last June. There was an attempt to re-negotiate, but that fell through. Acco...

 
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Four clips from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim

Four new clips from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim (aka Mighty Morphin Power Jaegers) have popped up, and the biggie is the one above. In it, you watch some hardcore kaiju-on-Jaeger action. It includes a special Jaeger move, which makes ...

 
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Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. split

Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. have finally parted ways with one another. This isn't some cheesy romantic break-up between two studios, their contract with each other finally came to an end. Talks about renegotiating have ended and Leg...

 
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Trailer: Pacific Rim

The newest trailer for Pacific Rim may very well be the best one yet. It's got Idris Elba's "canceling the apocalypse" speech from the first trailer slowed down to its actual film delivery speed, it features a good amount of new footage wi...

 
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Trailer: Pacific Rim

OK Pacific Rim, we get it. You're going to be awesome. This new trailer shows off even more robots punching monsters than we've seen before and it's hard to be anything but excited for this much robot on monster action. The only probl...

 
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Big Pacific Rim banner poster shows off kaiju and jaegers

So that new trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim was full of awesome and boat sword. The same goes for this super-big banner poster for the film, which is the same distance as the entire length of the Golden Gate Bridge. (Note: Not ...

 
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Trailer: Pacific Rim

This is easily the best look at Pacific Rim we've seen so far and by best look I mean OH MY GOAAWEOIJAG;OAIRJG! Previously trailers have kind of hinted at the awesome lurking in this movie, but this trailer all out confirms it. You ma...

 
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UPDATE 2: New Pacific Rim Jaeger posters are gorgeous

UPDATE 2: Now we've got all five Pacific Rim Jaegers folks! USA's Gipsy Danger and Australia's Striker Eureka! Now that you've seen them all, what do you think? I'm personally hoping they eventually combine and form a Voltron of some sort.&...

 
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New pics for Pacifc Rim, details on Crimson Peak

We have a couple new pics for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim here. Nothing particularly glamorous, a pic and a piece of concept art, but you take your giant fighting robots where you can get 'em. What may be of more interest are the new d...

 
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New concept art from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim

We're a few months away from the release of Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro's love letter to kaiju movies and giant robots. The movie landed the cover of Total Film, and in the magazine are some new bits of concept art. One features a Jaege...

 
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New images from Pacific Rim are full of sci-fi goodness!

With all of those other cool Super Bowl commercials airing yesterday, you were probably thinking to yourself 'I'm sure they'll show something for Pacific Rim. Why else am I watching this silly game of sports ball?' By now you know...

 
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Trailer: Pacific Rim

CES isn't known for its big movie news, but we do usually get a little bit of love out of it. This time around it's in the form of a new trailer for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim, a movie clearly all about giant robots punching monsters...

 
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New Pacific Rim image doesn't have robots and/or monsters

I'm sure there's going to be long philosophical debates surrounding the humans as they fight giant allegories of nuclear warfare, and I'm sure Pacific Rim is going to be more than just some awesome Megazords punching giant Cthulhus in ...

 
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Check out Del Toro's Pacific Rim trailer commentary

Remember that awesome trailer for Pacific Rim yesterday? Of course you do because it was awesome! The problem with all trailers though is that they raise all sorts of questions that need to be answered immediately or I'll have a stroke. Li...

 
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Trailer: Pacific Rim

In the spirit of full discretion I have to let all of you know that after seeing this trailer my nerd organ is 100% rock hard. Please don't take offense, it just can't help itself. In all seriousness, I was already unreasonably excited abo...

 
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Pacific Rim blueprints, viral video show off giant things

[UPDATE: For your viewing pleasure, two more Jaeger blueprints have been added to the gallery] As a sort of companion post to yesterday's reveal of the Pacific Rim viral site going live, today I share with you a couple of the blueprint...

 
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Pacific Rim viral campaign ramps up

Even though the film's release is months away, Pacific Rim's viral campaign has launched today, probably in anticipation of the upcoming trailer that will show before The Hobbit.  You can check out the viral site here at panpacificdefe...

 
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NYCC: Legendary Comics/Pacific Rim panel

Even though there was cool news about comics projects from Matt Wagner and Grant Morrison, the Pacific Rim portion of the Legendary Comics panel stole the show. The panel was moderated by Chris Hardwick and also featured Legendary Comics EI...

 
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Guilermo Del Toro explains Pacific Rim's 3D conversion

It's a funny thing when a director states their distaste for the 3D element find in so many of today's films, because I've never heard anyone, with one exception, say that they want to have their film in 3D. So it was with Guillermo De...

 
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Guillermo del Toro forced to do Pacific Rim 3D conversion

Warner Bros. has forced Guillermo del Toro to do a 3D conversion of Pacific Rim, which comes out next summer. A 3D conversion of the film was not del Toro's original intention. First Showing cited the following excerpt from Collider's inter...

 
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New pics from Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim

I hope you guys are ready because this is one of those films I'm going to constantly post about. I've said it once, but I'm going to reiterate it just to be clear: I love Guillermo Del Toro. Not just as a director, but as a human being...

 
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Pacific Rim poster has giant robots, little people

The Comic Con poster for Pacific Rim has landed, giving us a pretty stark look at what one could assume is the main giant robot, the outdated one the leads (Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba) has to commandeer against the monster...

 
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Official synopsis for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim

While the scrapping of Guillermo Del Toro's Mountains Of Madness adaptation was a sad thing indeed, the news was alleviated slightly by the announcement that the director would be moving onto a giant monster movie called Pacific Rim. Set fo...

 
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Del Toro's Pacific Rim gets pushed to July 2013

2013 is going to be one baller of a summer. Not only will we have a plethora of franchises returning like Iron Man, Superman and Star Trek, but an original concept from one of the most original directors around. Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific...

 
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Del Toro's Pacific Rim a beautiful poem to giant monsters

Guillermo Del Toro started production on Pacific Rim earlier this week. The film involves destructive creatures emerging from a vortex out in the Pacific, which means that guys in giant robot suits need to stop them. (Your inner 10-year-old...

 
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Del Toro's Pacific Rim casts Rinko Kikuchi

A number of Flixist staff members will be descending on Comic-con and it’s no secret that we’re paying special attention to Guillermo del Toro. The Hellboy manchild will be on a panel alongside his cast for the upcoming Pacific...

 
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Charlie Day gets his day in Del Toro's Pacific Rim

Fantasy mastermind Guillermo Del Toro's next film, Pacific Rim, sounds like a doozy. If our report from a few months ago prove to be correct, we're in for a neat ride. It features robot suits, monsters, destruction, action, adventure, explo...

 
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Rumor: Del Toro's Pacific Rim has familiar devastation

A few rumored plot points behind Guillermo del Toro’s next movie, Pacific Rim, have me feeling a bit uneasy. Well, I’ll start at the cool stuff. Keep in mind, this is a rumor, so this may prove to be complete bullcrap in an hour...

 

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