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Pacific Rim A Big Hit In China

5th August 2013

Chinese film fans have given director Guillermo Del Toro's monsters versus robots movie Pacific Rim a huge boost by swarming to cinemas to see the much-maligned blockbuster over the weekend (02-04Aug13).The film raked in $45.2...

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James Mcavoy To Play Frankenstein?

26th July 2013

James McAvoy is in negotiations to play Victor Von Frankenstein.The 34-year-old actor - known for playing Professor X in 'X-Men: First Class' - is close to signing a deal with 20th Century Fox which will...

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Nightmare Weekend For Ryan Reynolds As 'The Conjuring' Bewitches Box-office

By Michael West | 22nd July 2013

It was a weekend that Ryan Reynolds would probably rather forget. In fact, it he probably woke-up in cold sweats wondering whether he had another Green Lantern on his hands. The actor starred in two...

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Charlie Hunnam To Star In Triple Nine

19th July 2013

Charlie Hunnam is set to star in 'Triple Nine'.The 'Pacific Rim' actor is attached to the lead role in the John Hillcoat-directed crime thriller, while Oscar-winning stars Christoph Waltz and Cate Blanchett are also in...

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Kevin Costner To Star In Midnight Delivery

16th July 2013

Kevin Costner is in negotiations to star in 'Midnight Delivery'.The 58-year-old actor - who played Superman's dad in 'Man of Steel' - has been eyed up by producer Guillermo del Toro to play the lead...

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Pacific Rim: A Flop By Any Other Name?

15th July 2013

It wasn't quite so big a flop as some writers had expected, but when a movie costs around $200 million to make and market and earns an estimated $38.3 million domestically in its opening weekend,...

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Poor Pacific Rim: Is Sandler's Soaring 'Grown Ups 2' The Worst Movie...Ever?

By Michael West | 15th July 2013

Yeah, we had a feeling this might happen. The $190 million budget of Pacific Rim is seemingly looking further away than ever after Guillermo del Toro's blockbuster took just $38.3 million on its box-office debut...

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Charlie Hunnam: Pacific Rim Filming Was Like An 'Elliptical Machine'

15th July 2013

Charlie Hunnam found filming for 'Pacific Rim' like being on an ''elliptical machine''.The 33-year-old actor - who plays Raleigh Becket in the science fiction film - admits he found it physically challenging when he was...

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Us Weekend Box Office Results: 'Grown Ups 2' Defies Critics By Placing Ahead Of 'Pacific Rim'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th July 2013

Grown Ups 2 has placed ahead of Pacific Rim in the US Weekend Box Office. Adam Sandler's comedy received highly critical reviews, in contrast with the mixed response Pacific Rim received.Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del...

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Despicable Me 2'S Box Office Conquest Over Grown Ups 2

By Lauren James | 14th July 2013

In this weekend's battle of the light-hearted sequels, Despicable Me 2 has come out on top of the weekend's movie charts in the United States and Canada beating Adam Sandler comedy Grown Ups 2, despite...

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Ron Perlman: Hannibal Chau Is Full Of S**T

13th July 2013

Ron Perlman says the director added a ''double dose'' of ''s**tness'' to his character in 'Pacific Rim'. The 63-year-old actor stars as superficial Hannibal Chau - a character who sells organs on the black...

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Pacific Rim Now Out In Cinemas, But What Other Films Have Been Released Today?

By Lauren James | 12th July 2013

Friday 12th July has been quite the launchpad for a host of new and exciting films, showcasing the genre spectrum. From action blockbusters to indies, political thrillers to kids animation films, there'll be something to...

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Long Walk To Freedom: Idris Elba As Nelson Mandela Is Favourite For Oscar [Trailer]

By Michael West | 12th July 2013

Idris Elba is the man to beat the 2014 Academy Awards for his portrayal of South African President Nelson Mandela, according to the bookmakers, anyway. Elba's star has risen in recent years thanks to BBC...

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Ron Perlman Opens Up On His 'Pacific Rim' Cameo

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th July 2013

Apart from the epic set pieces, which saw huge robots fighting huge monsters from the deep, one of the best things about Pacific Rim were Charlie Day and Ron Perlman’s exchanges. Day - an eccentric...

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Pacific Rim's Charlie Hunnam Wanted To Punch Idris Elba

12th July 2013

'Pacific Rim' star Charlie Hunnam wanted to punch Idris Elba in the face.In the sci-fi blockbuster directed by Guillermo del Toro - which centres on the futuristic war between otherworldly monsters named Kaijus and man-made...

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A Week In News: Randy Hospitalized, Bieber's Big Mouth And Magna Carta, Holy Grail

By Michael West | 11th July 2013

Prayers for Travis: We were saddened to hear of the ill health of country singer Randy Travis this week - the singer-songwriting suffering a stroke while undergoing heart surgery in Texas. His friends and family...

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Obama Is Idris Elba's Number One Fan

11th July 2013

Idris Elba has impressed President Barack Obama with his acting skills.The 40-year-old star plays cop John Luther in TV drama 'Luther' and has found an unlikely fan in the US leader, who admitted he is...

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Legendary Entertainment Jumps Ship To Nbc Universal

10th July 2013

In the wake of that shakeup at Warner Bros. that saw Bruce Rosenblum step down as president of Warner Bros. Television Group to become president of Legendary Entertainment's TV and digital media division, it was...

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Pacific Rim V Transformers - Guillermo Del Toro Falls Short At Box-office [Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th July 2013

Before Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was released, Michael Bay seemed to take a little pot-shot at him, bemoaning all the ‘rip-off’ robot movies around and imploring fans of that genre to stick with Transformers...

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Charlie Hunnam's Intense Pacific Rim Workout

10th July 2013

Charlie Hunnam spent 14 hours a day, for 27 days, on a cross-trainer while filming 'Pacific Rim'.The 33-year-old actor - who plays pilot Raleigh Becket in Guillermo del Toro's sci-fi blockbuster - had to muster...

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Del Toro: Hellboy 3 'Very Unlikely'

10th July 2013

Guillermo Del Toro says 'Hellboy 3' is ''very unlikely'' to be made. The 48-year-old director insists the follow up to 2008's 'Hellboy II: The Golden Army' - in which Ron Perlman reprised his role as...

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'Pacific Rim' Dubbed One Of The Most Memorable Movies In Years

By Michael West | 9th July 2013

Guillermo del Toro's big-budget sci-fi action movie Pacific Rim should have been horrible. I mean, it really should have been horrible. It costs hundreds of millions to make, it's about monstrous creatures called Kaiju rising...

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What Links Del Toro's Pacific Rim And UK Soft Rockers Keane?

By Michael West | 9th July 2013

So there's the question. What links one of the Hollywood's most famous directors - Guillermo del Toro - with British band Keane? Well, we're going to tell you. It's the wave. The Hokusai wave,...

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Guillermo Del Toro Plots Pacific Rim Franchise

9th July 2013

Guillermo del Toro wants 'Pacific Rim' to spawn a sequel and a video game.The director envisions his new summer blockbuster - which centres on the battle between otherworldly monsters known as Kaijus and man-built robots...

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Guillermo Del Toro Wants Cumberbatch For Frankenstein

8th July 2013

Moviemaker Guillermo Del Toro appears to be creating a troupe of British actors after confirming reports Benedict Cumberbatch and Charlie Hunnam will be appearing in multiple movies.The director developed a great friendship with Hunnam while...

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Guillermo Del Toro Urges Moviegoers To See The Romance In "Pacific Rim"

7th July 2013

While at first glance Pacific Rim is a film about aliens and giant robots (not that there’s anything wrong with that), director Guillermo del Toro is keen to point out that that’s not all this...

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Charlie Hunnam Strikes Up Creative Partnership With Guillermo Del Toro

5th July 2013

Director Guillermo Del Toro is keen to cast actor Charlie Hunnam in all of his future English-language films after striking up a close friendship with him on the set of their new film Pacific Rim.The...

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A Week In Movies: Pacific Rim Launches, The Wolverine Shows Himself And Gwyneth Deals With Sex-addiction

By Rich Cline | 5th July 2013

This week's big world premiere was for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim, which was held in Mexico City on Monday with cast members Charlie Day, Ron Perlman and Rinko Kikuchi. They were joined by British...

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Kanye West Offers Up Glittering Review Of Del Toro's 'Pacific Rim'

By Michael West | 5th July 2013

If you've been frantically refreshing Rotten Tomatoes for reviews of Guillermo del Toro's monsters versus robots movie Pacific Rim, than quit it. Though the movie has garnered some negative press stateside with low tracking numbers,...

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Second Trailer For Pacific Rim Raises Story Expectations [Video]

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd July 2013

With nine days left until Pacific Rim hits theatres, Guillermo del Toro and co. have graced us with the final trailer. It’s big, it’s bad, it features something that sounds vaguely like dubstep, that much...

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