Shooting has begun on Pacific Rim: Uprising, which has been officially retitled from Pacific Rim: Maelstrom (which I liked better, but whatever guys), which means it’s time for us all to step back into the world of Jaegers and kaiju once more. The film stars John Boyega as the son of Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) from the first movie, but Scott Eastwood is also part of the cast, and seems very excited to be in the movie.
Just yesterday Universal announced an official release date for Pacific Rim 2, which won’t arrive until — sorry! — February 2018. For now, the only actor confirmed to appear in the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi blockbuster is The Force Awakens star John Boyega, but he’s going to need a bit of help if he wants to cancel the apocalypse (again). Enter Scott Eastwood, Fury star and son of Clint, who is currently circling a role opposite Boyega in Pacific Rim 2.
The Fast & Furious crew just added another new member to its growing #family, officially confirming Kurt Russell’s return in the process. And while Scott Eastwood will probably make a fine addition to Fast 8, Russell reprising his role as Mr. Nobody is just a bit more exciting, don’t you think? (Of course you do.) In any case, Eastwood has signed on for the upcoming sequel, in which he’ll share some screen time with Russell.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Kevin Feige discusses the future of the MCU, Deadpool meets Colossus, and Suicide Squad reveals a big plot point.
With production on Suicide Squad staring in just a few weeks, David Ayer’s unlikely comic book adaptation has begun filling in the final pieces of its seemingly endless cast. Scott Eastwood, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and boxer Raymond Olubowale are the latest additions to ensemble, taking on the roles of Steve Trevor, Killer Croc and King Shark.
A few weeks ago we heard the news that NBC and Dick Wolf's slow-spreading 'Chicago Fire' had its eye on a potential spin-off, with recent buzz suggesting the show would likely go to series within the near future. Now, the proposed spinoff has begun adding to its cast, recruiting former 'LOST' star Tania Raymonde and Scott Eastwood (yep, that Eastwood) for the as-yet-untitled series, but will it prove as hot as its predecessor?