In Pacific Rim, he plays one of the pilots that operates the Jaeger known as Cherno Alpha. You may have also seen him in Monster Brawl or 300. For The Strain – Del Toro’s pilot for FX based on the film of the same name – Maillet is going to play an ancient vampire.
According to The Wrap, his character – The Master – is an “evil that has nested in secret and darkness, feasting on human suffering until now, emerging from the shadows to force a new world order.”
Corey Stoll, Kevin Durand, Mia Maestro, Richard Sammel, Lauren Lee Smith, Sean Astin, Jonathan Hyde, Miguel Gomez, and John Hurt also star in The Strain which concerns a viral outbreak of vampirism.