Pacific Rim Uprising This March, Monsters and Mechs Collide!

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2018 | PG-13 | Action Adventure

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. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, March 23, 2018 2D/3D

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

August 2018

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DIRECTOR

Steven S. DeKnight

Screenwriter

Travis Beacham
Guillermo del Toro
Jon Spaihts

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language

Storylines 2 more

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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Trivia & Production Notes

  • The film will be released in 3D and Imax.
  • 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 first Pacific Rim, starred Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, and Robert Kazinsky.
  • John Boyega will play the son of Elba’s character, who sacrificed his life in the original film (Hollywood Reporter, 9/21/16).
Also Known As
  • Pacific Rim 2

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