Joins Hunnam, Elba, Day in del Toro's mega-monster pic

Exclusive: Veteran character actor Clifton Collins Jr. is diving into “Pacific Rim,” joining Charlie Hunnam, Ildris Elba and Charlie Day in Guillermo del Toro’s mega-monster pic for Legendary Pictures.

Travis Beacham is writing the alien invasion story set in Japan. Legendary’s Thomas Tull will produce along with Jon Jashni.

Collins is currently shooting the thriller “Parker” with Jason Statham and just wrapped “Hellbenders” directed by J.T. Petty.

He is repped by APA, Kim Callahan at Affirmative Entertainment and attorney David Krintzman.

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