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Originally intended for just the cool kids that attended WonderCon last month, Guillermol del Toro and company have decided to go ahead and release the new trailer for the masses. It’s a plot-heavy trailer featuring voiceover narration by, I’m assuming Charlie Hunnam’s lead character. Don’t worry, though, just because this trailer focuses more on the monster plot, that doesn’t mean it skimps on the robot vs. monster action.
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 and an untested trainee -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.
“Pacific Rim” stars Idris Elba, Ron Perlman, Charlie Hunnam, Charlie Day, Clifton Collins Jr., Max Martini, Robert Maillet, Burn Gorman, Rinko Kikuchi, Heather Doerksen, and Larry Joe Campbell.
Slamming this July 12, 2013.
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