There are new promo videos for acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro's highly anticipated new project, Pacific Rim (2013), which is set to open in theaters across the United States on July 12th. The film stars Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Ron Perlman, and Diego Klattenhoff.
The first official trailer for Pacific Rim is expected to be released next month.
Plot description: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
Note: Also included below is a blueprint of the Gipsy Danger, one of the Jaegers that will confront Kaiju.
Could be utter crap? I highly doubt that. Guillermo Del Toro's first movie in 5 years and it's a subject he's insanely passionate about. Even Mimic is pretty damn good in the directors cut form and that's barely anything like what he originally had planned. It's going to be freaking ridiculous and fun as hell.
The script was great. Think Independence Day meets Godzilla with a Avatar-like feel to it. It is nothing short of crazy enormous in scope and intent on page alone. Just utterly insane. Add Del Toro to that mix and epic really doesn't even begin to describe what it should be. Less constantly having to go back to the provided glossary to figure out what all the futuristic crap was, which will be a non-factor watching it on screen, this has nothing short of billion dollar potential. I urge you all to forget every similar movie because this is something else entirely. The first real trailer should verify that if you want to remain skeptical.
@Sylver: You know what, man? People are being born every day. Nobody gives a rat's ass if something's been done to death. There are consistently new generations coming who want to see new versions of the same ol' shit. Ease up, and cut 'em a break, Francis!