Following an announcement earlier today that sees the Universal Pictures and Legendary Entertainment sequel set a February 23, 2018 release date, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that the Pacific Rim 2 cast may have found a second star. According to the trade, Scott Eastwood is in early talks to join the previously attached John Boyega. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star is playing the son of Stacker Pentecost, Idris Elba‘s character from the original Guillermo del Toro film. Continue reading
Pacific Rim 2 is getting a sci-fi genre fan-favorite, and it’s a pretty big deal! It may be a little hard to believe, but it has already been three years since Guillermo Del Toro brought Pacific Rim to the big screen. Though the film didn’t quite kill it at the domestic box office, it did do pretty well internationally, and spawned comic books, an in-development animated series and a whole lot of merchandise, so the franchise potential is there and a sequel is on the way. Though a lot of focus has been on who won’t be returning, we finally got word on a huge new addition to Pacific Rim 2. Continue reading
Of course, when you’re part of The British Monarchy, you get invited to visit the set of Star Wars: Episode VIII. Princes Harry and William had the opportunity to go to Pinewood Studios to take a look at what director Rian Johnson is creating for the highly anticipated Star Wars sequel. While they were there they took a bunch of photos with the cast and crew including Mark Hamill, Daisey Ridley, John Boyega, BB-8, and Chewbacca. Continue reading
There were so many questions left unanswered at the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens that we may need the two more films in the new trilogy to answer those questions. There are plenty of fan speculation of what we could see happen over the course of the next two films.
None of the actors are really talking very much about the next film, but in a recent interview with Vogue, John Boyega, the actor who plays Finn in the franchise, teased that his character will have a more physical presence in Episode VIII. He also said the movie would be even darker than The Force Awakens. Continue reading