New Images From Pacific Rim: Uprising


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...]

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


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...]

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...]

Pacific Rim 2 Shooting Soon, May Have Title


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...]

Legendary Comics Releases Pacific Rim: Tales From The Drift Cover Art


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Who doesn't love giant humanoid mechs battling it out? Pacific Rim was a film that took what's been a classic Japanese anime staple and brought it to the big budget, big screen box office. The film did modestly well in theaters, but has drawn a devout cult … [Read more...]

Rinko Kikuchi On If She’s Appearing In Pacific Rim 2, Star Wars: Episode VIII


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I loved Pacific Rim, and I can't wait to see the sequel. Obviously the big draw for me was giant robots fighting giant monsters (or Jaegers vs Kaiju, for the nerdier out there), but I also liked the idea that most of the main characters were broken in some … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro Talks Pacific Rim 2: Time Setting, Characters Returning, And More

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Back in June of this year, Guillermo del Toro announced that Legendary Pictures had greenlit Pacific Rim 2 that he and screenwriter Zak Penn have been developing, along with an animated series and possibly Pacific Rim 3. Every so often del Toro will drop hints … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro Planning for Pacific Rim 2 and Pacific Rim 3


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We here at doddleNEWS love us some kaiju, and especially love Guillermo del Toro's giant monster movie Pacific Rim. While the film was a modest box office success, word on a sequel wasn't quickly coming from the folks over at Legendary Pictures, prompting some to … [Read more...]

Movie Review: "Norwegian Wood" gorgeous and heartbreaking


By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES ( - Longing plays a key role in Tran Anh Hung's new film "Norwegian Wood," and it's an emotion with which fans of the Vietnamese-born director have some familiarity. The filmmaker behind such beautifully crafted and emotionally powerful films as "The … [Read more...]