Steven S. DeKnight

Film Review: Pacific Rim: Uprising (USA, 2018) is a glorified B-movie that’s entertaining in all its wild stupidity

March 22, 2018

Given his penchant for dark, more gothic views on material, Guillermo del Toro‘s foray into big budget filmmaking – 2013’s Pacific Rim – always seemed a little odd.  Capable of delivering so much more than what that film ultimately was able to, del Toro may have injected some of his usual fantastic-ness into proceedings, but […]

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Interview: Pacific Rim: Uprising director Steven S. DeKnight on the trials and triumphs of navigating his debut feature

March 20, 2018

Spearheading a $150 million dollar movie sequel would be daunting for even the most experienced of directors, so you can only imagine how Steven S. DeKnight felt when he was handed Pacific Rim: Uprising following the departure of original director Guillermo del Toro.  Best known as the creator, head writer, and producer of the Spartacus […]

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Eight Things We Learnt At The Pacific Rim Uprising Fan Event

March 3, 2018

Pacific Rim the 2013 Guillermo Del Toro giant robots punching giant monsters movie took the sci-fi fantasy world by storm. Blending classic monster movie mayhem with modern Japanese anime aesthetics and dialling the visual effects up to a whole new level. Five years later its sequel, Pacific Rim Uprising is about to be unleashed and […]

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Photos: John Boyega & Scott Eastwood in Sydney for the Pacific Rim: Uprising Fan Event

February 28, 2018

In partnership with Supanova, earlier tonight Universal Pictures presented an exclusive fan event with global superstars John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Detroit), Scott Eastwood (Suicide Squad, The Fate of the Furious and Snowden) and Director Steven S DeKnight (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Smallville and Daredevil) . Lucky fans in attendance were […]

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Scott Eastwood continues his big-budget casting run; in talks for the Pacific Rim sequel

July 5, 2016

Scott Eastwood who will play an unidentified role in the Suicide Squad film to be released later this year, has begun early talks to join the Pacific Rim sequel. The sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 sci-fi action flick about giant robots fighting giant monsters has already signed Star Wars star John Boyega, where he will […]

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