HOMELAND'S Diego Klattenhoff joins Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM
Homeland's Diego Klattenhoff has landed on the Pacific Rim. Variety reports that the actor has joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro's epic actioner that pits "invading monsters against robots." He joins the cast that includes, Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Willem Dafoe, Rinko Kikuchi, Max Martini, Rob Kazinsky and Clifton Collins Jr. Not much is known about his role, but he is expected to appear in the film's opening scene.
The script for the film was penned by Travis Beacham. The story is "set in 2025, the 12th year of a war against alien creatures who reside in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Story finds a group of humans banding together to create and pilot massive robots to fight the giant creatures threatening to destroy Earth."
Klattenhoff had to drop out of The Dark Knight Rises because of a scheduling conflict with Showtime's Homeland. He just finished filming the indie drama Unconditional, which stars Lynn Collins and Michael Ealy.
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