What to watch? We are anticipating the release of Pacific Up Uprising

What to watch? We are anticipating the release of Pacific Up Uprising
  • Name: Pacific Up Rising
  • Genre: 3D Epic Adventure
  • Release date: March, 2018
  • Cast: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona and Charlie Day 
  • Directed by: Steven S. DeKnight
  • Screenplay by: Emily Carmichael & Kira Snyder and Steven S. DeKnight and T.S. Nowlin 
  • Story by: Steven S. DeKnight and T.S. Nowlin
  • Based on the Characters Created by: Travis Beacham
  • Produced by: Thomas Tull, Mary Parent, Jon Jashni, Cale Boyter, Guillermo del Toro, John Boyega, Femi Oguns 
  • Executive Producer: Eric McLeod


The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity in Pacific Rim Uprising. 

John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as the rebellious Jake Pentecost, 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.

However, when an unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through their cities, he is given one last chance to live up to his father's legacy by his estranged sister, Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi)—who is leading a robust new generation of pilots that have grown up in the shadow of war. As they seek justice for the fallen, their only hope is to unite together in a global uprising against the forces of extinction. 

Jake is joined by gifted rival pilot Lambert (The Fate of the Furious' Scott Eastwood) and 15-year-old Jaeger hacker Amara (newcomer Cailee Spaeny), as the heroes of the PPDC become the only family he has left. Rising to become the most powerful defense force ever to walk the earth, they will set course for a spectacular all-new adventure on a towering scale. 

Images provided to SV by Universal Pictures

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