Idris Elba to Star in Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim


Thor star Idris Elba will play the lead role of Sensi in Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, reports Deadline. He’ll be joining Charlie Hunnam and Charlie Day in the sci-fi actioner, scheduled to start production in November.

Pacific Rim is a science fiction story by Travis Beacham which sees a future Earth defending itself from attacking creatures.

The Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures project is targeted for a summer 2013 release.

Elba is currently shooting Ridley Scott’s Prometheus.

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