The Pacific Rim Uprising Recruitment Video from Comic-Con!

With about eight months to go before the sequel hits the big screen, Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have brought online a Pacific Rim Uprising recruitment video! Check it out in the player below and visit the film’s viral site Catch the film in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D theaters February 23, 2018.

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Formerly titled Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, Uprising stars John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Attack the Block), Scott Eastwood (The Fate of the Furious, Snowden), Jing Tian (The Great Wall, Kong: Skull Island), Wesley Wong (Buxiude Shiguang, Sorry I Love You), Lily Ji (Skiptrace, Transformers: Age of Extinction), Lan Yingying (Surgeons Story, Empresses in the Palace), Qian Yongchen (The War of Beauties, The Golden Age of the Leftover Ladies), Zhang Jin (Ip Man 3, Kill Zone 2), and newcomers Cailee Spaeny and Chen Zitong.

Directed by Steven S. DeKnight (Marvel’s Daredevil), Pacific Rim Uprising is based on the universe first created by genre film culture innovator Guillermo del Toro and Travis Beacham in the 2013 blockbuster Pacific Rim. Thomas Tull, Mary Parent, Jon Jashni, and del Toro are producing the new action adventure alongside Boyega and Femi Oguns under their Upper Room Productions shingle. Cale Boyter and Eric McLeod serve as the film’s executive producers.

Little is currently known about the plot to Pacific Rim Uprising, but the story is said to feature Boyega as Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba‘s character from the original film.

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What do you think of the Pacific Rim Uprising recruitment video? Are you planning to check this one out on the big screen? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!