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Lots of New Footage in This ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Featurette

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Lots of New Footage in This "Pacific Rim Uprising' Featurette

“It's like getting a ticket to the best boxing match ever,” says John Boyega.

While Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water expands theatrically this coming weekend, the Steven S. DeKnight-directed sequel to his Pacific Rimis nearing its release date.

Pacific Rim Uprising arrives on March 23, 2018, and a new featurette that just hit out of this past weekend's Tokyo Comic-Con is home to lots of new footage!

In the sequel…

"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.

John Boyega(Star Wars: The Force Awakens) 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 (The Fate of the Furious'Scott Eastwood) and 15-year-old Jaeger hacker Amara (newcomerCailee 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."

Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, Jing Tian, Levi Meaden, and Adria Arjona also star.

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