Pacific Rim Uprising is directed by Steven S. DeKnight , with Guillermo del Toro writing and co-producing. The Kaijus, these extraterrestrial monsters hidden in the depths of the oceans, attack. Who delivered them? An answer element in the second trailer of the film:
The official scenario
“The global conflict between the extraterrestrial Kaiju and the giant Jaegers, human-driven robots, was only the first wave of a massive attack on humanity in Pacific Rim Uprising.
John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens ) is Jake Pentecost, a promising young Jaeger pilot whose famous father sacrificed his life to save humanity from the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training and found himself caught in the spiral of the criminal milieu. But when a threat, even more irresistible than the previous one, spreads in the cities and sets the world ablaze, Jake gets a last chance to perpetuate the legend of his father alongside his sister, Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi) – who guides a courageous generation of pilots who grew up in the shadow of the war. As they seek justice for fallen comrades, their only hope is to join forces in a general uprising against the Kaiju threat.
Jake is joined by his rival, the talented pilot Lambert ( Scott Eastwood, Fast & Furious 8) and Amara ( Cailee Spaeny ), a 15-year-old Jaeger hacker, the heroes of the Pan Pacific Defense Corps becoming the only family to join him. rest. Combining to become the greatest defense force the Earth has ever known, they will pave a path to an extraordinary new adventure. ”
Steven S. DeKnight’s Pacific Rim Uprising with John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona and Charlie Day. Released March 21, 2018.