The official announcement of the Pacific Rim companion book came yesterday, but Legendary Entertainment and Insight Editions waited until today to reveal the cover. Check it out and the full press release on the book below.
Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters, the ultimate companion book to the upcoming movieWarner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim, is set to hit bookstores and online retailers on June 12, 2013. The film, an epic sci-fi action adventure from acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro, opens in theaters July 12, 2013.
The film takes on humanity’s struggle to defend itself from a monstrous, otherworldly invasion. When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, start rising from the sea, a war begins that will take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special weapon is devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, that are piloted by an international crew of soldiers in the Pan Pacific Defense Corps. But even the Jaegers prove nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot and an untested trainee—team up to pilot a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger on a mission to halt the mounting apocalypse.
Highlights of Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters include:
- Lavish artwork
- Detailed set photography
- Revealing commentary from the film’s creative team
- Unique insights into the battle-torn world of 2025 CE depicted in the movie
Pacific Rim: Man, Machiens & Monsters will be 156 pages and cost $45.