With this year’s Comic Con starting, some of those planning to promote their upcoming big movies in San Diego are trying to get in ahead of the rush, by releasing some of their material publicly a little early. That includes our first look at Pacific Rim: Uprising, which ditches much of the cast of the first film and director Guillermo Del Toro.
They’re being replaced by the likes of John Boyega and Scott Eastwood (although Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorham and Charlie Day will be back), with Daredevil and Spartacus producer Steven S. DeKnight making his feature directorial debut with the movie.
Alongside the teaser somes the message, ‘A new generation of Jaeger Pilots will stand tall for all humanity. What is a Jaeger? It’s you, times a thousand. Witness the next evolution of human invention, with the unveiling of the Pan Pacific Defense Corps Mark VI Jaeger Program, and visit GOJAEGER.COM to discover if you have what it takes to join the biggest heroes ever to walk the Earth.’
Take a look below. The film’s due out next February. [Read more…]