The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity in Pacific Rim Uprising.
Friday, March 23, 2018 Nationwide
sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED
Plot: What's the story about?
John Boyega stars as the rebellious Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory against the monstrous “Kaiju.” Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through our cities and bring the world to its knees, he is given one last chance to live up to his father’s legacy by his estranged sister, Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi)—who is leading a brave new generation of pilots that have grown up in the shadow of war. As they seek justice for the fallen, their only hope is to unite together in a global uprising against the forces of extinction.
Jake is joined by gifted rival pilot Lambert (Scott Eastwood) and 15-year-old Jaeger hacker Amara (Cailee Spaeny), as the heroes of the PPDC become the only family he has left. Rising up to become the most powerful defense force to ever walk the earth, they will set course for a spectacular all-new adventure on a towering scale.
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Who stars in Pacific Rim Uprising: Cast List
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Who's making Pacific Rim Uprising: Crew List
Production: What we know about Pacific Rim Uprising?
- John Boyega will play the son of Elba’s character, who sacrificed his life in the original film (Hollywood Reporter, 9/21/16).
- The first Pacific Rim, starred Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, and Robert Kazinsky.
- Pacific Rim 2 marks Steven S. DeKnight’s feature directorial debut. He most recently served as executive producer and head writer of Marvel’s Daredevil for Netflix.
- The film will be released in 3D and Imax.
- 2017 - December: The film was set to Completed status.
- 2017 - July: The film was set to Post-Production status.
- 2016 - November: The film was set to Production status.
Filming in Australia.
- 2016 - September: The film was set to Pre-Production status.
Begins production this November 2016 in Australia and will also film a portion in China.
- 2016 - June: The film was set to Pre-Production status.
Filming will start begin in the fourth quarter of 2016.
- 2016 - February: The film was set to Pre-Production status.
Steven S. DeKnight is on-board to direct. Current script was written by Jon Spaihts.
- 2016 - January: The film was set to Announced status.
The Pacific Rim sequel may still happen, according to director Guillermo Del Toro.
- 2016 - January: The film was set to Shutdown status.
Hollywood Reporter says that Pacific Rim 2 is now "off the table indefinitely."
- 2015 - October: The film was set to Development status.
Universal and Legendary Entertainment says that it is delaying the film’s production and release indefinitely, but wants to use the extra time to ensure that the follow-up is “the vanguard, fully-immersive experience that the franchise deserves.”
- 2014 - June: The film was set to Development status.
- 2012 - December: The film was set to Announced status.
Pacific Rim won't be released until July, but Legendary Pictures already is prepping a follow-up.
Pacific Rim Uprising Release Date: When was the film released?
Pacific Rim Uprising was a Nationwide release in 2018 on Friday, March 23, 2018. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Sherlock Gnomes, Midnight Sun and Unsane. Additional information: 2D/3D.