"Pacific Rim" put Guillermo del Toro back in the director's chair after five years. He was loose, free and in total control throughout a grueling but successful shoot. So why did showing footage from…
Striker Entertainment's Russell Binder and Legendary have lined up potentially lucrative licensing deals tied to Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" that are as impressive as its onscreen giants.
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Exclusive stills and conceptual artwork from Guillermo del Toro and Legendary Pictures' upcoming sci-fi tentpole “Pacific Rim.”
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Legendary Entertainment is poised to leave the Warner Bros. fold by the end of the year and set up shop at a rival studio, unless the parties can mend their frayed relationship and come to terms on a…