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John Boyega Wears a Cool Jacket in ‘Pacific Rim: Maelstrom’ Set Photos

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by Emma Stefansky November 21, 2016 @ 6:35 PM
Legendary Pictures
Pacific Rim: Malestrom’s title was just confirmed by John Boyega himself, and now he’s filming the mecha vs. monsters sequel in Sydney, Australia on a very post-apocalyptic-looking set. Some set photos came out today of the movie’s production, and Boyega is sporting a very cool jacket and an even cooler haircut.

‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel Starts Shooting, and John Boyega Confirms That Title We Already Knew

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by Emma Stefansky November 9, 2016 @ 4:02 PM
Legendary Pictures
The Apocalypse Is Cancelled Once More. The Apocalypse, Which Before Had Been Un-Cancelled, Has Been Re-Cancelled Again. Cancelling the Apocalypse? Not So Fast. It’s a credit to overseas audiences that Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro’s technicolor homage to classic Toho monster films and giant mecha anime, is getting a sequel. The movie did just okay stateside, but was especially well-received in China, where most of the action is set (probably on purpose). For a while, the sequel looked a little precarious, but alien kaiju from underneath the sea cannot be contained, and the sequel’s star John Boyega is very excited that as of today it’s now officially filming.

Alden Ehrenreich Officially Introduced as Han Solo, Was the First to Audition For the Role

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by Erin Whitney July 17, 2016 @ 11:52 AM
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We’ve known for months that Alden Ehrenreich was our new Han Solo, but the closing panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe brought the official announcement, plus a surprise appearance by the actor.

‘Pacific Rim 2’ Will Drift Into Theaters in 2018

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by Britt Hayes June 30, 2016 @ 4:58 PM
Warner Bros.
Things were looking pretty rough for Pacific Rim 2, but the sequel has been coming together slowly but surely, first with the addition of former Daredevil showrunner Steven S. DeKnight as director, then with Derek Connolly as screenwriter, and — best of all — with John Boyega joining the cast as our new apocalypse-canceller. Today brings even more good news for fans of the kaiju vs. robots blockbuster, as Pacific Rim 2 has been given an official release date.

John Boyega Teases Reunion With ‘Attack the Block’ Director

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by Matthew Monagle June 25, 2016 @ 2:24 PM
Screen Gems
By now, you probably know that Attack the Block is a great movie; it even made our list of the 25 best sci-fi movies of the last 25 years. You also probably know that since starring in the film, John Boyega has become one of the fastest rising stars in Hollywood, helping set box office records in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and breathing life into Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim sequel. But did you know that Attack the Block writer-director Joe Cornish has not directed a film since his first collaboration with Boyega? There’s a situation in desperate need of some change.

John Boyega Will Cancel the Apocalypse in ‘Pacific Rim 2’

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by Matt Singer June 6, 2016 @ 12:17 PM
Lucasfilm
It’s been a long, slow trip to the screen for Pacific Rim 2, the sequel to Guillermo del Toro 2013’s sci-fi blockbuster, and for a while it didn’t look like the movie would happen at all. Back in January, there was even talk that the movie was “off the table indefinitely

John Boyega Says ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Is Darker, Has Bad News For Finn and Rey ’Shippers

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by Britt Hayes May 16, 2016 @ 7:54 PM
Lucasfilm
The Force Awakens was a pretty epic return to the world of Star Wars, and it’ll be interesting to see how Rian Johnson follows it up with Episode VIII. We’ve seen a few set photos (though nothing particularly revealing), but with the sequel not hitting theaters until December 2017, it’s going to be quite a while before we see anything substantial. While John Boyega isn’t at liberty to say too much about Episode VIII, he does offer a couple of pieces of info that should help you manage your expectations.

John Boyega, James McAvoy and More Lead BBC-Netflix ‘Watership Down’ Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 28, 2016 @ 9:40 AM
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Anyone familiar with Richard Adams’ Watership Down can attest to its grim nature, but an upcoming animated miniseries for The BBC and Netflix at least has a bright outlook on its cast. Not only can Star Wars lead John Boyega and several X-Men count themselves among the new voices, so too can Gemma Arterton and more.

Just an Adorable Video of the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Cast Dancing While Daisy Ridley Raps

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by ScreenCrush Staff April 4, 2016 @ 11:16 AM
Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrives on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow, April 5, and what better way to celebrate than with a dance party?
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