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San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Legendary Pictures Bringing Pacific Rim, Seventh Son, Paradise Lost and Mass Effect

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Having some of the bigger studios sit out this year’s San Diego Comic-Con has made room for others who’ve never been to the big show before to make a splash. Case in point – Legendary Pictures, who, for the first time ever, will hold a standalone panel to provide attendees with an early look at some of the films from its upcoming slate.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011From the Press Release:
On Friday, July 22nd, audience participants will have the opportunity to attend an engaging panel consisting of cast and filmmakers from upcoming Legendary films including PACIFIC RIM, SEVENTH SON, and PARADISE LOST, all to be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, as well as MASS EFFECT.

Fans can expect to witness on-stage camaraderie between and Q&A’s with:

  • PACIFIC RIM – Acclaimed writer, producer, and director Guillermo del Toro alongside cast members including Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, and Rinko Kikuchi as well as screenwriter Travis Beacham. When an alien attack threatens the Earth’s existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace.
  • SEVENTH SON – Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges and Ben Barnes alongside Alicia Vikander and director Sergei Bodrov. The seventh son of a seventh son learns how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches, and bind boggarts in the 1700s.
  • PARADISE LOST – Bradley Cooper and director Alex Proyas. An action-heavy take on the epic poem centered on the war in heaven between archangels Michael and Lucifer (Cooper), including the latter’s role in Adam and Eve’s fall from grace.
  • MASS EFFECT – Game creator Casey Hudson and the screenwriter adapting the game to film, Mark Protosevich. Mankind discovers ancient alien technology that enables faster than light travel. Using stored coordinates, mankind stumbles on a hostile alien race know as the Turians.

    Legendary’s Chairman and CEO Thomas Tull, as well as Chief Creative Officer Jon Jashni, will also be in attendance to answer fan questions and to speak directly with cast and filmmakers about this exciting slate of upcoming films. Geoff Boucher of the Los Angeles Times, who is also the founder of HeroComplex.com, will moderate the panel.

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  • Debi Moore

    I'll see you on the other side...