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  • Legendary Entertainment said to have struck a deal with NBCUniversal

    Legendary Entertainment said to have struck a deal with NBCUniversal
    Film production powerhouse Legendary Entertainment has struck a financing, distribution and marketing deal with NBCUniversal, according to an executive with direct knowledge of the situation who declined to speak publicly because of the confidential...
  • Guillermo del Toro: I'm not worried about 'Pacific Rim' tracking

    Guillermo del Toro: I'm not worried about 'Pacific Rim' tracking
    In a summer filled with big-budget misfires, "Pacific Rim" faces a steep challenge at the box office this weekend. Though Guillermo del Toro's 3-D robot action flick has so far earned mostly positive reviews -- including from such unlikely figures as...
  • With 'Grown Ups 2' poised for strong debut, will 'Pacific Rim' flop?

    With 'Grown Ups 2' poised for strong debut, will 'Pacific Rim' flop?
    Will the kids who turn out for “Despicable Me 2” get the better of the on-screen man-children of “Grown Ups 2”? The two films will battle for No. 1 at the multiplex this weekend, as Guillermo del Toro's 3-D "Pacific Rim" will...
  • Q&A: 'Pacific Rim' star Charlie Hunnam

    Q&A: 'Pacific Rim' star Charlie Hunnam
    It’s not that “Pacific Rim” star Charlie Hunnam hasn’t had a chance at a breakout movie role. The English actor was nearly cast as Thor and turned down Russell Brand’s part in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” which...
  • 'Pacific Rim' review: Bulk smash

    'Pacific Rim' review: Bulk smash
    ***1/2 (out of four) Forget “Avatar,” a movie with supposedly mind-blowing visuals that looked cool for a while but, because James Cameron offered nothing else, I eventually thought, “This is pretty. And pretty bad.” Want to...
  • Review: In 'Pacific Rim,' Del Toro makes magic with monsters

    Review: In 'Pacific Rim,' Del Toro makes magic with monsters
    Guillermo del Toro is more than a filmmaker, he's a fantasy visionary with an outsized imagination and a fanatical specificity, a creator of out-of-this world universes carefully conceived down to the smallest detail. His particular gifts and passions are...
  • 'Pacific Rim,' in shift, off to strong start

    'Pacific Rim,' in shift, off to strong start
    Just a few days ago, Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" looked nearly as troubled as "The Lone Ranger."  What a difference a week makes. Buoyed by a surge of social media interest, positive word of mouth and favorable reviews, the $190-million monster...
  • 'Pacific Rim': Guillermo del Toro's strange box-office journey

    'Pacific Rim': Guillermo del Toro's strange box-office journey
    In just a few hours we’ll begin to know the fate of “Pacific Rim,” Guillermo del Toro's Asian-influenced monster movie that opens this weekend and is the Mexican-born director’s biggest undertaking to date. There have been few...
  • Box office: 'Grown Ups 2' on pace to best 'Pacific Rim'

    Box office: 'Grown Ups 2' on pace to best 'Pacific Rim'
    Futuristic giant robots may be designed to defeat monsters, but they seem to be no match for a bunch of middle-aged comics. "Grown Ups 2" headed into the weekend tracking ahead of Guillermo del Toro's ambitious sci-fi effort "Pacific Rim" at the box...
  • ‘Oldboy’: Red-band trailer for Spike Lee redo recalls shocking original

     
    The red-band trailer for Spike Lee's remake of “Oldboy” is out, and it suggests that the director's new film might […]...
  • ‘Pacific Rim’ writer Travis Beacham: Hollywood needs original stories

     
    “Pacific Rim” didn't even exist as a full screenplay when Guillermo del Toro signed on to produce the Jaegers-versus-kaiju epic […]...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' beats 'Grown Ups 2'; 'Pacific Rim' disappoints

    'Despicable Me 2' beats 'Grown Ups 2'; 'Pacific Rim' disappoints
    Another weekend, another big-budget misfire at the summer box office. Following the failure of the pricey action flicks "After Earth," "White House Down" and "The Lone Ranger," Guillermo del Toro's $190-million "Pacific Rim" also found itself unable...