It was confirmed today that Idris Elba – known for roles in Thor, Prom Night, The Unborn and 28 Weeks Later – has signed on to star in Legendary Pictures and director Guillermo del Toro’s giant monster film Pacific Rim.
He joins previously announced Charlie Hunnam and Charlie Day in the Warners pic that’s “set in a future in which malevolent creatures threaten the earth, the planet must band together and use highly advanced technology to eradicate the growing menace.”
Elba is now filming Prometheus with Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron. His Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is in postproduction at Columbia Pictures. In that movie, he stars with Nicolas Cage.
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This Week in Horror - June 26, 2017 - The Evil Within 2, Jason...
The Evil Within 2 was shown at E3, Victor Miller is trying to get the rights back to Jason Voorhees, and Saw: Legacy has an official title! It's This Week in Horror with Whitney Moore!Posted by Bloody Disgusting on Monday, June 26, 2017
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