Legendary Pictures Buys Rights For New Sci-Fi Film 'Pacific Rim'
Reported by Outsiders - 10:13 PM 2010.05.28
Deadline is reporting that Legendary Pictures has paid a high-six figures for the rights to develop a movie pitch into a full length feature film.
The film is a sci-fi story called Pacific Rim and is set in a future in which malevolent creatures threaten the earth, the planet must band together and use highly advanced technology to eradicate the growing menace. It's being written by Travis Beacham, the original screenwriter for The Clash of the Titans.
The film deal was made based on a detailed 25-page story treatment that was written by Beacham, and the film will be set up and distributed by Warner Bros.