THE MOVIE: When an alien attack threatens the Earth’s existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace. This is Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth director Guillermo Del Toro’s ode to the Godzilla movies of his youth. Look for the film to land in theaters on July 11th, 2013.
THE TRAILERS: Courtesy of Apple Quicktime.
Updates: Del Toro says the film is inspired by Japanese monster movies. | Saw writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan are giving ‘Rim a rewrite. | Rinko Kikuchi talked to Collider about the film. | ScreenRant has a production update. | More details on the film from Screenrant. | Actor Idris Elba claims that while much of the movie will be CGI-based, they’ve still constructed a lot of sets for the production.
The Collider has an interview which has Guillermo del Toro explaining why he put together an international cast. He also talks about the film’s monsters, robots and massive battles. | AICN relays word that Warner Brothers is post-converting the film to 3D for its July release, reportedly against director Del Toro’s wishes. Check out the new Comic-Con poster.
Let the viral campaign begin, starting with this video and official website. We should be expecting the teaser trailer very soon. | “Breaking News,” literally: check out a video of a monster attack! | THR reports that Legendary Studios is already prepping a sequel. | Head over to Collider for a pack hi-res images from the film. | Check out the latest posters at Total Film. | Total Film has a new photo featuring Idris Elba and Rinko Kikuchi.
The trailer is live via Apple Quicktime or YouTube. | Scope out a CES trailer out of Vegas, one that is slightly different from the theatrical trailer we’ve already seen. Thanks to AICN. | Head over to The Playlist for some new images. | If you want a clear idea of what the giant, piloted robots in Pacific Rim will look like, Collider has a sneak peek at the upcoming toy line. | Head over to Cinema Blend to check out two new pieces of concept art. | Head over to Collider for a new image. | Two more Pacific Rim stills stomp in at Empire.
Check out all the giant robot posters: Japan’s Coyote Tango, America’s Gipsy Danger, Russia’s Cherno Alpha, Australia’s Striker Eureka and China’s Crimson Typhoon. | Watch the new TV spot. Check out the latest poster. | Another new giant robot poster. | The latest full-length trailer is online and ready to dazzle your senses. | Here is the Japanese trailer for the movie. In addition, here are three new posters: 1 | 2 | 3 | Watch the newest trailer.