I’m glad they’re making it.” With Hunnam out and Boyega the de facto lead of the new picture (he plays the son of Idris Elba’s character, Stacker Pentecost), it will be interesting to see if anyone else from the first film returns for .
A jaded Japanese woman becomes convinced that a satchel of money buried and lost in a fictional film, Fargo, is in fact, real.
The intriguing internationality of it all should generate press: Star Rinko Kikuchi (“Babel”) mixes with a cast of Dutch, Danish and British actors mostly speaking English, guided by an Italo director partly educated in the States.
Guerra Seragnoli wants to play off this clash of cultures, very much positioning Kikuchi’s character as the untrustworthy outsider who turns into the main object of identification, but that, too, is essentially a cliche, and the script brings little else to the table.
While he won’t be participating in the round two of the kaiju vs.
jaeger mayhem, Humman did say, “I’m very excited about it.
— makes identification difficult, which begins as a deliberate ploy but backfires partly due to the airlessness of it all, not to mention the boy’s entitled obnoxiousness and the crew’s one-note hostility.