After gargantuan monsters called "Kaiju" arise from the ocean, humanity's only line of defense are the equally enormous "Jaeger" robots.
The first official clip for 'Pacific Rim' has been released, and Warner Bros. is taking a decidedly different route with promotion. Rather than focus on all the big robots-vs-monsters action we've seen in the (amazing) trailers, this piece of footage gives us a tense and intimate moment between stars Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba.
Though the advertising for Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim' has mostly focused on the epic battles between monsters and giant robots (which are called Jaegers), we're curious if there is more going on in the movie that just large scale smackdowns. The latest featurette allays our fears by playing up the "neural handshake" that happens between the Jaegers co-pilots.
'Sons of Anarchy' star Charlie Hunnam is making some tidal waves on the big screen with his leading gig in Guillermo del Toro's highly anticipated 'Pacific Rim,' where we'll see him portray a futuristic pilot manning a gigantic monster-fighting robot. A little bit more complex than the motorcycles he's used to, but so far it seems like he enjoys the del Toro approach as he's already eyeing a role in del Toro's next movie 'Crimson Peak.'
The 'Pacific Rim' trailer countdown is finally over. Following a teaser-filled viral campaign that began with blueprints for director Guillermo del Toro's giant robots (known as Jaegers) and ending with a nail-biting countdown to its release, the first trailer is here! And the monsters have officially awakened.
Seconds into 'Deadfall,' the lives of two of the main characters are sent careening off course by a fluke accident. They are siblings Addison (Eric Bana) and Liza (Olivia Wilde), making a fast getaway from a casino robbery. They're driving down a snowy road when a deer darts in front of their car, smashing through the windshield and flipping the vehicle into the woods. If everything had gone according to plan, Addison and Liza would have escaped. Through sheer coincidence, they did not.