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'Pacific Rim' Featurette: Guillermo del Toro Dishes on His Robots

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by Damon Houx May 31, 2013 12:55 AM
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When you're making a movie about large robots fighting gigantic monsters, a lot of your action is going to be done through computer imagery. A director like Guillermo del Toro knows the best way to sell CGI is to mesh it with as much practical work as possible. In the latest featurette on the making of 'Pacific Rim,' del Toro talks about how he approached the special effects for his giant monster movie.

'Pacific Rim' Featurette: See How the Jaeger Pilots Work Together

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by Damon Houx May 21, 2013 06:52 PM
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http://youtu.be/F-sJ3M_R8sY
Though the advertising for Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim' has mostly focused on the epic battles between monsters and giant robots (which are called Jaegers), we're curious if there is more going on in the movie that just large scale smackdowns. The latest featurette allays our fears by playing up the "neural handshake" that happens between the Jaegers co-pilots.

FX's 'The Strain': Guillermo del Toro Series Adds Two More Baddies

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 21, 2013 05:56 PM
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Just yesterday we heard the news that FX's forthcoming vampire series adaptation of Guillermo del Toro's 2009 novel 'The Strain' had cast its female lead in 'Alias' alum Mia Maestro, and today FX continues to round out the cast. 'Titanic's Jonathan Hyde' and 'Inglorious Basterds' star Richard Sammel are the latest to join FX's buzzy 'Strain,' but what roles will the actors play?

'Pacific Rim 2' Plot Makes Guillermo del Toro Say, "F--- Yeah!"

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by Nick Romano May 21, 2013 08:47 AM
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"F--- yeah!" That was Guillermo del Toro's response when Legendary Entertainment CEO Thomas Tull asked him if he could come up with another great idea for 'Pacific Rim 2.' The first one hasn't even hit theaters yet (is set for a July 12 release) but the decision was made a while back to start work early on a follow-up, and now the first kernels of a story have dropped from del Toro himself.

FX's 'The Strain' Taps 'Alias' Star Mia Maestro as Female Lead

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 20, 2013 08:30 PM
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A few weeks ago we finally started seeing progress on FX's adaptation of Guillermo del Toro vampire novel trilogy 'The Strain,' with the casting of 'House of Cards' breakout star Corey Stoll as the show's lead. Now, the production reports that 'Alias' alum Mia Maestro will join Stoll as the female lead of the series, but how close are we to seeing 'The Strain' finally get off the ground? Get the latest update on the series inside!

'Pacific Rim' Poster Banner Preps Us for the Epic Robot-Monster Showdown

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by Nick Romano April 30, 2013 12:23 PM
Warner Bros.
The other day we got a look at the new 'Pacific Rim' trailer, which was filled with incredible footage originally meant exclusively for the WonderCon crowd, and today continues that same feeling of excitement with a brand-new poster for Guillermo del Toro's monsters-vs-giant-robot battle.

'Pacific Rim' GIFs: The Most Awesome Moments from the New Trailer!

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by Britt Hayes April 29, 2013 04:16 PM
Warner Bros.
The 'Pacific Rim' footage that played Wonder Con was finally released online today, and we can't get enough peeks at Guillermo del Toro's upcoming, very epic robots vs. monsters flick. Instead of rewatching the trailer over and over, we decided to compile the best 'Pacific Rim' GIFs created from the most awesome moments in the trailer.