Pacific Rim has recruited Clifton Collins Jr. to join the Legendary Pictures production. Joined by Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Willem Dafoe, and Robert Kazinsky.

Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim will bring back the Japanese Kaiju genre. The alien invasion story is written by Travis Beacham and is set in Japan.

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The film is currently shooting at the Toronto Pinewood Studios.