Kazinsky Dives into Extraterrestrial War for 'Pacific Rim'
Rob Kazinsky has joined the alien-invasion epic “Pacific Rim,” and Willem Dafoe is in early talks for the project, Variety's Marc Graser and Dave McNary exclusively report. Defoe is being eyed as a rogue scientist with expertise on alien creatures, while Kazinsky would portray a member of the team trying to defeat the invaders. Charlie Hunnan, Idris Elba, Charlie Day and Max Martini are already cast. Travis Beacham’s script is set in 2025, the 12th year of a war against alien creatures who reside in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.