‘Pacific Rim Uprising’: Jaeger Pilots Unite In New Synopsis

Pacific Rim Uprising

Universal Pictures and Legendary Entertainment have released the official synopsis for Pacific Rim Uprising.

John Boyega stars as Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba’s character Stacker Pentecost, who sacrificed his life in the fight against the envading Kaiju in Guillermo del Toro’s first Pacific Rim.

Here is the official synopsis:

“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 (newcomer 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.”

Directed by Steven S. DeKnight (Marvel’s Daredevil, Spartacus), Pacific Rim Uprising stars John Boyega, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian, Adria Arjona and Nick E. Tarabay.

Pacific Rim Uprising hits theaters on March 23, 2018.

Ranking The Biggest Comic-Con 2017 Movie Trailers, Worst To Best

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Comic-Con MoviesThis past weekend, legions upon legions of fans descended upon San Diego for Comic-Con. What started way back in 1970 by fans of reading and collecting comics has now become an international celebration of pretty much everything under the sun and a pop culture phenomenon.

It’s also the chance for many major films and television shows to have their cast meet the fans and showcase what’s to come in the near future from their products. This year was no different as we got to see a wide range of trailers for upcoming movies, among other things. Many of these trailers were hits with fans and continue to generate excitement, but some were better than others.

Here are this year’s major Comic-Con movie trailers, ranked worst to best. Click Next to take a look.

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Jeff Grantz

Jeff Grantz is an Atlanta-based writer, filmmaker and host of The Amazing Nerdiverse Podcast (on iTunes and YouTube).