Max Martini Joins ‘Pacific Rim’ Resistance

Max Martini (Saving Private Ryan, Contact) has signed on to star in the Guillermo del Toro-directed Pacific Rim from Legendary Pictures, reports Variety.

Charlie Hunnan, Idris Elba and Charlie Day are already set to star in the sci-fi pic, with Travis Beacham tapped to pen the script.

The pic tracks an alien invasion that threatens Earth, and the people who come together to defend it.” Martini would play part of the resistance that fights the alien invasion.

Production is expected to get underway this fall.