Now that Pacific Rim has shown the world that kaiju films can make money in the US, new projects are trickling in. The newest? Bryan Singer, the guy who put X-Men movies on the map, is making a 90 minute film-length pilot about kaiju for the Syfy network. Check out the details after the jump.
When kaiju attack, there are a lot of things to worry about. Something a lot of people don’t think about? Poop. Check out the picture after the jump.
While anime fans remarked that the monster looked a whole lot like the one from Patlabor WXIII, 2006 Korean kaiju movie The Host was well regarded, both by genre fans and mainstream critics. A sequel written by webcomic artist Kang Full has been talked about since 2007, but after a decade, we're finally seeing footage of the project. Get a look after the jump.
If you want to be ahead of the cultural curve, now's a good time to start catching up on the kaiju back catalog because Hollywood is gearing up to go kaiju crazy. There's the Gareth Edwards Godzilla remake. There's Guillermo del Toro’s mecha versus kaiju blockbuster Pacific Rim. And more are under consideration. Get the latest plans after the jump.
IDA Entertainment, who you might remember from the rabbit and camels military CG anime Cat *Expletive* One, have debuted something more decidedly all ages in their new project, Jumbo Monster Gomera. The cute kaiju has the size, voice and powers of a Godzilla-style kaiju, but little of the talent for destruction. See Gomera in action after the jump.
Gearing for hype at this year's San Diego Comic Con, the gigantic scale of the mecha protecting Earth from alien invaders in Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim are on display in a new event poster. Get an early look at next summer's giant robot Hollywood movie after the jump.
Idris Elba - 'Stringer' Bell in The Wire, Captain Janek in Prometheus and Heimdall in Thor is geared up to play Stacker Pentecost in Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim. The big budget giant mecha versus kaiju invaders is scheduled in July 2013. Get a look at the first official shot of the feature after the jump.
What was known about Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim was the vague promise of a $200million summer 2013 mecha versus kaiju blockbuster from the monster loving director of Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy and Blade 2. Now, the specific story synopsis has been revealed. Learn more after the jump.
Director Guillermo del Toro's $200 million kaiju and mecha inspired project, titled Pacific Rim, has begun filming in Toronto for a planned summer 2013 release. Get a look at the Canadian city subbing for Tokyo after the jump.
NHK ran a poll asking Japanese fans which classic Ultraman monster was their favorite. After holding an online poll, the final King of Kaiju run-off was deteremined by an election program. Check out the results after the jump!
Fantastic Fest has big plans for the event, scheduled take place September 22-29 at Austin, Texas' Alamo Drafthouse. Along with Japanese films such as the classic Versus and the new Yakuza Weapon, the live action adaptation of Kengo Hanazawa's cracked boxing manga Boys on the Run, Fuccon Family creator Yoshimasa Ishibashi's cracked new Milocrorze, there's an event poster that's a must see for genre fans. New poster and trailers for scheduled films after the jump,
Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Blade 2) will be discussing his mecha vs kaiju movie Pacific Rim at San Diego Comic Con, with screenwriter Travis Beacham and some of the principal cast: previously known Idris Elba (The Wire), Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy), Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny) and new cast addition, Academy Award nominated Rinko Kikuchi (Babel, Brothers Bloom, Sky Crawlers, Survive Style 5+). More after the jump.
Speaking to Shock Till You Drop about Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro shared some thoughts about his upcoming mecha/giant monster movie Pacific Rim. More after the jump.
Shout! Factory, who publishes DVDs of both movie send-up classic Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Kadokawa's turtle kaiju Gamera, has finally received permission to release the meeting of the two.