He was at Comic-Con today to promote Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (opening August 26), yet Shock Till You Drop was able to pry a bit more info from Guillermo del Toro about his next project: Pacific Rim.
When he's done with his business in San Diego, Del Toro returns to Toronto to finish prep on the film which involves, he tells us, "Giant robots verses giant monsters. I cannot say more about the monsters. Some of the synopsis that is out there is not exactly accurate. There is going to be a gigantic spectacle of action, science fiction and horror."
Del Toro says that the title refers to where the movie - moreover, the action - takes place: Los Angeles, Tokyo, Alaska, Australia and New Zealand.
"It was a great escape from At the Mountains of Madness being canceled," he said. "About 72 hours after Mountains was cancelled I was on board for Pacific Rim."
More to come on the film as Del Toro and some of his cast - which includes Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day and Rinko Kikuchi - take the stage at Comic-Con during the Legendary panel tomorrow.
Source: Peter Brown , Ryan Turek