Jake Pentecost is the next leader in the upcoming movie Pacific Rim: Uprising and he will be put the to test to live up the legacy of his father (Stacker Pentecost), who delivered one of the greatest pre-battle speeches in cinematic history. The sequel to the original Pacific Rim. Pacific Rim Uprising displays Jake’s own inspirational speech, with actor John Boyega calmly explaining that, “We followed our parents into the war. But now, it’s our turn to fight.”
The new footage shows the epic Kaiju have evolved and they are even more terrifying, check out the TV spot below with the additional information of the cast, directors, writers and people involved. The Jaegers have also advanced and John Boyega and Scott Eastwood and the other cast are ready to unleash the power, teamwork and overall greatness of humanity.
Pacific Rim Uprising takes place 10 years after the events of the original film, following a new generation of Jaeger pilots as they set out to battle a new army of Kaiju hellbent on destroying Earth.
Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, and Rinko Kikuchi reprise their roles from 2013’s Pacific Rim, but director Guillermo del Toro does not, instead handing the reins to Steven S. DeKnight of Netflix’s Daredevil. The movie stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian, and Adria Arjona as the new generation of Jaeger pilots.
Check out the official synopsis, this movie is going to be epic:
Jake Pentecost is 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 cities and bring the world to its knees, Jake is given one last chance by his estranged sister, Mako Mori, to live up to his father’s legacy.
Date published: 22/01/18
Written by: Joseph Opoku