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Macross Cynicism Pause | Sony Pushes for Robotech Movie

26 March 2015 2:05 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

I’m half Japanese. I’m an american. I’ve lived in Japan for a lot of my earlier childhood and 1/4 of my life. I have land there. I knew ramen was  life since the ’80s, and not cheap college student menu before U.S. hipsters of the past several years did. I even rocked a bento strong in elementary school, some of which were Macross branded. I was introduced to Macross through Robotech though, as I suspect most people in the U.S. were, but in my years in Japan, I’ve never come across anyone (the count is officially zero) who seem to care more about how Robotech came into being  as I have in english speaking messaegeboards in the 21st century. They have theirs, we have ours. As a child of both worlds it was never really a conflict, so it’s always puzzled me why it »

- Jay Tomio

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Legendary announces Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift miniseries

26 March 2015 3:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Legendary Comics is set to release a new four-issue Pacific Rim miniseries entitled Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift, which will be based on a story from screenwriter Travis Beacham, with Joshua Hale Fialkov (The Bunker) writing and Marcos Marz (Batman Confidential) providing the artwork.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Following the best-selling graphic novel Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, Legendary takes you back to the frontlines of a larger-than-life battleground with Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift, the official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro and Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham.

Pacific Rim 2 is currently in development for release in April 2017, while an animated series is also in the works.

Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift will get underway in November.

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- Gary Collinson

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First Look: Pacific Rim Comic Book Series ‘Tales From the Drift’

25 March 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

When news broke that more Pacific Rim was coming, Guillermo del Toro wasn’t kidding around. He’s in pre-production on the movie, Pacific Rim 2, which will be out April 2017. Before that, an animated series will hit the air. But even sooner than both of those, Legendary has announced a Pacific Rim comic book called […]

The post First Look: Pacific Rim Comic Book Series ‘Tales From the Drift’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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'Pacific Rim' Comic Series Coming from Guillermo Del Toro

25 March 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Legendary Comics&#160announces Pacific Rim Comic Book Series and two other exciting new titles to arrive in the Fall. Guillermo del Toro&#160promised more adventures from the world of&#160Pacific Rim&#160-&#160and he has delivered. Legendary is taking&#160fans back to the frontlines of a larger-than-life battleground with&#160Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift, the official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro and featuring a story from&#160Pacific Rim&#160screenwriter Travis Beacham.&#160A continuation of the bestselling graphic novel&#160Pacific Rim:&#160Tales from Year Zero,&#160the new&#160Pacific Rim&#160comic series will feature Jaegers never before seen in combat, squaring off against all-new Kaiju creatures.

Legendary is also launching two original titles. First is the riveting espionage thriller&#160Black Bag, starring Legendary Comics' first&#160female action hero. This&#160gripping series about a suburban wife-turned-covert government assassin comes from writer Chris Roberson, creator of the&#160breakout comic »

- MovieWeb

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Comics: Legendary Taking Fans Back To The World Of Pacific Rim This Fall

25 March 2015 12:21 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Guillermo del Toro promised us that there would be more adventures from the world of Pacific Rim and he has delivered with the announcement of a new official series by Legendary based in the Pacific Rim world. The new series, entitled Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drifit, will seve as a continuation of the bestselling graphic novel Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero.  The new series will take fans back to the frontlines of the larger-than-life battleground and feature never before seen Jaegars facing off against all-new Kaiju. Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift is presented by director Guillermo del Toro and will include a story created by Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham.   As if the Pacific Rim comic series weren't enough, Legendary also announced today that it will also be launching two original titles. First is an espionage thriller Black Bag, starring Legendary Comics' first female action hero. »

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Star Trek 3: Idris Elba In Talks To Play The Villain?

25 March 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Variety is reporting that their sources close to the production of Star Trek 3 have found out that Idris Elba (Pacific Rim, Avengers Age of Ultron and Thor The Dark World) is in talks to take up the role of villain in the next film. Paramount and Skydance would not comment on this news. Of course details about his role will be kept under wraps until the very last moment when a strategic leak takes place. The same report noted that early rumors had the Klingons as the villains in this next film. I hope we are not making the connections because Elba is black. Elba is an intriguing choice though. He certainly carries an intensity and could be malevolent if he really wanted to. Star Trek 3...

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News Bits: Rim, Friday, Girl, Stonewall, Max

25 March 2015 10:58 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift

Legendary Comics has unveiled the first details on the upcoming comic "Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift". Joshua Fialkov penned the four issue title which will debut in November this year and is expected to help fill the gaps between the first film and the upcoming sequel due out April 2017. [Source: Shh]

Friday the 13th

Nick Antosca, a writer on TV series like "Teen Wolf" and "Believe" and co-producer on "Hannibal," has been set to write a new draft of the script for the "Friday the 13th" reboot at Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes. The film is currently targeting a May 13th 2016 release.

David Bruckner will helm the new film which will deal with the decades-old question of why slasher Jason Voorhes can't be killed. Richard Naing and Ian Goldberg wrote the previous draft. [Source: Heat Vision]

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- Garth Franklin

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Legendary Comics Announces Pacific Rim Comic Series

25 March 2015 10:55 AM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Guillermo del Toro promised more adventures from the world of Pacific Rim - and he has delivered. Legendary is taking fans back to the frontlines of a larger-than-life battleground with Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift, the official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro and featuring a story from Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham. A continuation of the bestselling graphic novel Pacific Rim: Tales from Year […] »

- Zac Thompson

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Legendary reveals art and details on Pacific Rim and Trick R Treat comics

25 March 2015 10:08 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Legendary have revealed looks at three new comic books linked to big screen properties that should excite genre fans. The publishing branch of the movie production company have unveiled looks at comic book continuations of Pacific Rim, Trick R Treat, and Krampus. While Krampus will not hit theaters until later this year, the comics for the other two properties should satiate horror and scifi fans. First up will be Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift. Based on a story by Pacific Rim »

- Alex Maidy

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Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift Comic Book Series Announced by Legendary Comics

25 March 2015 10:04 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Ready for more Jaegers vs. Kaijus oceanside (and ocean bottom) brawls? If you never wanted to leave the world of Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim after the end credits scrolled, don't despair. In addition to the upcoming animated series and big screen sequel, Pacific Rim is coming to life on the paneled page once again with Legendary Comics' Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift.

A follow-up comic book series to the Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero graphic novel, Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift will be a four-issue series, with the first installment hitting shelves in November:

"Guillermo del Toro promised more adventures from the world of Pacific Rim - and he has delivered. Legendary is taking fans back to the frontlines of a larger-than-life battleground with Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift, the official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro »

- Derek Anderson

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Legendary Comics Announces Pacific Rim Comic Series Plus Black Bag and Cops for Criminals

25 March 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Comic fans, this one’s for you! Legendary Comics has announced three new series this morning, all of which are heading our way in the fall.  First up is a Pacific Rim spinoff, Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift, and after… Continue Reading →

The post Legendary Comics Announces Pacific Rim Comic Series Plus Black Bag and Cops for Criminals appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Debi Moore

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Pacific Rim returns at Legendary Comics

25 March 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Legendary Comics has announced a new Pacific Rim comic.

Director Guillermo del Toro presents the spinoff series based on his love letter to giant monster films.

Joshua Fialkov (The Bunker, I, Vampire) is writing the comic with artist Marcos Marz (Blackest Night: Jsa).

Legendary also announced Black Bag - the tale of a housewife and secret spy - by Chris Roberson and Jb Bastos, and Cops for Criminals - Steven Grant and Pete Woods's series about a cop who turns against the crooked system he once upheld.

"Following the best-selling graphic novel Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, Legendary takes you back to the frontlines of a larger-than-life battleground with Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift, the official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro and Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham," said the publisher.

"Prepare to do battle with all-new Kaiju creatures in this thrilling »

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Idris Elba Now in Early Talks to Play Unknown Villain in 'Star Trek 3'

25 March 2015 9:12 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

As of now, we still know very little about Star Trek 3 when it comes to the story. What we do know so far is that Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and Anton Yelchin will all be back on the Enterprise, with Pegg pulling double duty as co-writer of the script with Doug Jung. Getting behind the camera this time is Justin Lin of the Fast & Furious franchise, which has certainly raised some eyebrows. And now it's time for the supporting cast to get filled out, including the new villain for the sequel, and Variety has word that Pacific Rim and Thor: The Dark Wold star Idris Elba is in talks for the key role. As of now there's no word on who he would play, but there have been rumblings of the Klingons being the main adversaries this time. And when you consider »

- Ethan Anderton

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Idris Elba in Talks to Play ‘Star Trek 3’ Villain

25 March 2015 8:53 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

After canceling the Apocalypse in “Pacific Rim,” Idris Elba looks to be joining another major sci-fi franchise, as he’s in negotiations to play the villain in “Star Trek 3,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Justin Lin will direct Paramount’s sequel, which brings back Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin. J.J. Abrams will produce with his Bad Robot partner Bryan Burke and Skydance’s David Ellison. Production will start this summer after Elba wraps Harmony Korine’s “The Trap.” Also Read: Idris Elba, Robert Pattinson, James Franco, Al »

- Jeff Sneider

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George Miller on the origins of 'Fury Road' and the influence of 'Road Warrior'

24 March 2015 12:55 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"The Warrior Of The Wasteland! The Ayatollah of rock and rollah!" When I heard myself bellow both of those phrases into a mic on the stage of the Paramount theater in Austin, I got this weird out-of-body feeling that sometimes happens when I'm doing something that younger film nerd me would have freaked out about completely. In this particular case, I was bringing George Miller to the stage to discuss his classic 1982 film, "The Road Warrior," known around the world by its more-accurate-but-less-poetic title, "Mad Max 2." It is safe to say that I adore George Miller. I think he's one of the most remarkable filmmakers to emerge in the '80s, and one of the things that I find most amazing about the "Fury Road" footage we've seen so far is that it feels like he hasn't lost a step. If anything, he's taking all of his experience and then »

- Drew McWeeny

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 100 Pairs of Advance TV Premiere Passes to NBC’s ‘American Odyssey’

23 March 2015 8:19 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: TV, we have 100 pairs of advance TV premiere tickets up for grabs to the new NBC drama “American Odyssey” starring Anna Friel and Peter Facinelli! This will be a special event honoring women in the military for their services.

American Odyssey,” which premieres on NBC on April 5, 2015 and will air on Sundays at 9 p.m. Cst, also stars Treat Williams, Elena Kampouris, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Orla Brady, Connor Trinneer, Sarah Wynter and Daniella Pineda from director Peter Horton (“Grey’s Anatomy”) and writers Adam Armus and Kay Foster (“The Following”).

To win your free “American Odyssey” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This advance TV premiere is on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Assassin’s Creed: Well Go USA is Protective of Kleiman’s Partisan

23 March 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Winner for the Sundance World Cinema Special Jury Award for cinematography (Germain McMicking), Variety reports that Ariel Kleiman’s directorial debut will receive a theatrical release later this year. A major supplier of Pacific Rim region cinema, Well Go USA have picked up what I would call a premium title in Partisan, an Aussie important that played extremely well at it’s Sundance preem last January. It’ll first be launched in Australia in late May.

Gist: Alexander (Jeremy Chabriel) is like any other kid: playful, curious and naive. He is also a trained assassin. Raised in a hidden paradise on the outskirts of town, Alexander has grown up seeing the world through the eyes of his father, Gregori (Vincent Cassel). As Alexander begins to think for himself, creeping fears take shape and Gregori’s idyllic world unravels.

Worth Noting:  As mentioned in our predictions piece, prior to lensing, the »

- Eric Lavallee

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Idris Elba

20 March 2015 9:28 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Idris Elba starring in No Good Dead (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

Is there any role Idris Elba couldn’t play? Apparently not, it seems, with the actor linked to iconic characters from Doctor Who to James Bond – both of which, for the record, would be awesome. He’s already played some of the most iconic characters of his generation, too, from The Wire’s gentleman gangster Stringer Bell to angsty detective Luther to the title role in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

He hasn’t got the call from Steven Moffat or the Broccolis yet, but Elba isn’t exactly wanting for roles. He accidentally revealed that Heimdall, the Norse god the actor plays in the Thor films, will be a part of Marvel’s summer smash hit-in-waiting Avengers: Age Of Ultron. And before that, there’s the psychological thriller No Good Deed, out on DVD and Digital HD from next week. »

- Tom Baker

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American Gothic Press Debuts with Paul Tobin and Pj Holden’s ‘Gunsuits’

19 March 2015 1:53 PM, PDT | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

Famous Monsters‘ new comic book imprint, American Gothic Press, is out the door and hitting the cement with the first issue of Gunsuits, a science fiction epic packed with robots, personality, and—appropriately—giant monsters.

From a script by Eisner winner Paul Tobin (Colder, Prometheus), Gunsuits is a whirlwind ride of mechs, monsters, and alternate universes, adapted from the short story “Wormholes”. The story follows Cassandra “Potts” Potter as she battles gigantic, scaly bio-weapons and simultaneously searches every available dimension for a way to win. “I always try to keep in mind that heroes [like Potts] are regular people,” says Tobin. “They’ve been forced into a situation, but ‘Serve justice!’ isn’t what’s paramount in a hero’s mind. It’s more ‘don’t get shot or eaten’ and ‘don’t let my friends get shot or eaten’.” Both are distinct possibilities in Gunsuits when Potts is introduced to a »

- Holly Interlandi

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Guillermo del Toro to Be Honored by San Francisco Film Festival

19 March 2015 12:28 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The San Francisco Film Society has selected Guillermo del Toro as the recipient of its Irving M. Levin directing award.

The trophy will be presented to del Toro at the San Francisco Film Festival’s awards night April 27 at the Armory. He will also be honored at “An Evening With Guillermo del Toro” on April 25 at the Castro Theatre with an interview, selection of clips, a sneak peek at upcoming projects and a screening of “The Devil’s Backbone.”

Guillermo del Toro’s remarkable ability to shift between intimate political drama and blockbuster action is shared with only a very few select filmmakers at the top of the field,” said Noah Cowan, executive director of the society, in a statement. “This award is a tribute to his boundless imagination and to his deep understanding of cinema history. Del Toro is both a great teacher and a boisterous communicator of why »

- Dave McNary

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