Pacific Rim 2, “Gifted,” “Underworld 5” Dates

Legendary and Universal Pictures has put the “Pacific Rim” sequel back on the release calendar, setting a February 23rd 2018 release. Steven S. DeKnight takes the helm of the film which stars John Boyega as the son of the character played by Idris Elba in the first. Guillermo del Toro is set to produce.

Fox Searchlight Pictures has announced an April 12th 2017 release date for the Marc Webb-directed drama “Gifted”. Chris Evans stars as a single man raising a child prodigy (Mckenna Grace) in Florida. Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate and Octavia Spencer co-star in the feature.

Screen Gems has pushed “Underworld: Blood Wars” from October to a January 6th 2017 release. Kate Beckinsale and Theo James star in this fifth film in the series which comes four years after the last.

Finally, Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to the documentary “Contemporary Color” with a 2017 release planned.