Del Toro Goes To ‘Pacific Rim’

legendary_pictures_logoLegendary Pictures announced that Guillermo del Toro is directing the company’s upcoming feature PACIFIC RIM,  which they confirm as his next film.

The film has already entered pre-production and will begin principal photography in September 2011.

PACIFIC RIM will be released during summer 2013 and will be produced by Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni for Legendary Pictures and Guillermo del Toro.

Stated Guillermo del Toro: “We started developing PACIFIC  RIM a while ago with the mad passion and enthusiasm of a project unwatched and unchecked by politics or comparisons. We designed and shepherded the movie we want to make.

We start shooting in September and we hit the ground running because we are so in sync. My partnership with Legendary represents, both in scale and creative demands, a huge step forward for me.”

PACIFIC RIM was wriiten by Travis Beacham (CLASH OF THE TITANS, 2010) and reportedly features giant creatures that attack the Earth.

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