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'Pacific Rim Uprising' IMAX Exclusive Trailer Released

When it comes to giant robots battling giant monsters, it doesn't get any bigger than 'Pacific Rim: Uprising' in IMAX. Along with some colorful new posters, IMAX has released an equally vibrant and action-packed trailer.

John Boyega stars as Jake the conflicted son of Idris Elba's Stacker Pentecost from the original film who reluctantly returns to Jaegar training to take on an even bigger threat. Rinko Kikuchi returns as Mako Mori, Jake's estranged sister, who leads a team of new pilots to prepare for all-out war. 'Pacific Rim: Uprising' also stars Scott Eastwood and newcomer Cailee Spaeny.

Directed by Steven S. DeKnight, Pacific Rim Uprising also stars Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, Jing Tian, Adria Arjona and Nick E. Tarabay.

Pacific Rim Uprising hits theaters on March 23, 2018.


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.

The IMAX release of Pacific Rim: Uprising will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

Sources: Empire and IMAX


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