Here Are The New Jaegers From Pacific Rim: Uprising

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love Pacific Rim and I'm not entirely sure why. The film isn't the most sophisticated movies I've ever seen, and it borders on Michael Bay childishness. Yet, Guillermo del Toro was still able to bring the glee of watching giant robots and giant monsters fight … [Read more...]

New Images From Pacific Rim: Uprising

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim: Uprising has gone into production, and I'm still having a hard time believing it. Guillermo del Toro tried hard for years to get the sequel off the ground, which saw plenty fits and starts (and complete stops), and I can't blame him for deciding to … [Read more...]

Godzilla and Pacific Rim Sequels Get New Titles

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Gareth Edwards made a name with himself with a small indie film called Monsters, released in 2010, and then ramped that up with the big budget tentpole and American remake Godzilla. Guillermo del Toro also had a fling with giant monsters back in 2013, with the … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim: Maelstrom Starts Production

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The sequel to Pacific Rim has had a very convoluted path leading up to production. The project has been in the works for a while, and has been on-again and off-again in Guillermo del Toro's hands for a while before Universal Pictures pulled the plug, and put the … [Read more...]

Jing Tian and Levi Meden Join Pacific Rim 2 Cast

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Chinese actress Jing Tian is going to be drift compatible with Pacific Rim 2 starring John Boyega, and has been cast in the film, along with Levi Meaden (Aftermath) as a cadet. The actress is known for roles in Chinese films such as New Police Story with Jackie … [Read more...]

Charlie Hunnam Won’t Be Back For Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was a surprise when Steven S. DeKnight was announced as the new director of the upcoming Pacific Rim 2 film, and even more of a surprise when John Boyega was announced as the new star of the sequel. Despite that, we all expected the surviving stars of the … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim 2 Will Hit Theaters In 2018

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The apocalypse is being cancelled again! Or we hope so at any rate as Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have officially set a date for Pacific Rim 2: February 23, 2018. Pacific Rim: Maelstrom has been on and off so many times, it reminds me of those … [Read more...]

John Boyega Cast In Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Pacific Rim sequel is one of the hardest films to kill off, even though it seems to suffer an endless parade of indefinite hiatuses and postponements. Sadly, these delays caused original director Guillermo del Toro to step down from helming the project, but it … [Read more...]

Jurassic World Screenwriter Penning Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim 2 is a film that always seems to be destined to go into production before the plug is yanked. I guess that may have been the reason director Guillermo del Toro has decided to pass the helming reigns to Daredevil season 1 showrunner Steven S. … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim 2 Moves Forward, Daredevil’s Steven S. DeKnight Directing

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim 2 has finally began moving forward at Legendary and Universal with Daredevil season one showrunner Steven S. DeKnight tapped to direct the film. Original film director Guillermo del Toro is still attached to produce the film. Fans have been having a … [Read more...]

New Hope For Pacific Rim 2 As Chinese Company Buys Legendary

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Legendary Pictures Entertainment has co-financed some of the finest science-fiction and fantasy films of the last few years, including Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, 300, Jurassic World, and co-fianced and produced Godzilla, Pacific Rim, and many more. … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro Gives A Pacific Rim 2 Update

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The back and forth on Pacific Rim 2: Maelstrom has been hair-pulling. After the first film did middling success, despite better-than-expected box office in China, along with good in toy sales and home video, it was uncertain whether Pacific Rim would have a second … [Read more...]

Fun Kickstarter Project Challenges Japan To A Robot Fight

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Can Pacific Rim become a reality via crowdfunding? Well, maybe on a smaller scale By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's silly. It's stupid. But dog gone it, it's about American craftsmanship and pride! What am I talking about? Oh nothing more than a challenge by MegaBots, Inc., who have taken to … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro Talks Pacific Rim 2 and Hellboy 3

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim is a bit of a guilty pleasure for me, except that I don't feel guilty about it at all. When a sequel for the film was confirmed in June 2014, I was ecstatic, but questions remained about what the sequel would be about. During a Television Critics … [Read more...]

LEGO Fan Creates Pacific Rim-Like Interface To Control Robots

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Exosuit creates control of Lego Robot By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The interesting thing about the film Pacific Rim wasn't that it had giant kaijus attacking the world, or that there were huge robots to fight them. It was the unique neuro interface that seemed too science fiction (aka, The … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim 2 Shooting Soon, May Have Title

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim is one of those films that is so gleefully out there that I'm still surprised that it got a sequel. It seems that every new property I love seems to not do as well as I would like. The announcement for Pacific Rim 2 took its time which may have to … [Read more...]