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Director Guillermo del Toro chats with Access about his new movie, "Pacific Rim." What's it about?
This film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the Gipsy Danger robot battling the Knifehead monster in a scene from "Pacific Rim." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)
Director Guillermo del Toro poses at the premiere of "Pacific Rim" at Dolby theatre in Hollywood, California July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Director Guillermo del Toro and his wife Lorenza pose at the premiere of "Pacific Rim" at Dolby theatre in Hollywood, California July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actor Adam Savage poses on arrival for the Los Angeles premiere of the film "Pacific Rim" in Hollywood, California, on July 9, 2013. The film opens nationwide on July 12. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images