As previously reported, Boyega played the son of Stacker Pentecost, who was portrayed by Idris Elba in the original film. He’ll be joined by Cailee Spaeny as the new female lead, Scott Eastwood, Adria Arjona, Mackenyu Maeda, Jing Tian, and Levi Meaden. In addition, del Toro has said some of the cast members from the last film will return. However, we don’t know which ones yet.
Considering how many times Pacific Rim 2 looked like it might get delayed indefinitely or even cancelled outright, it’s heartening to see that it really and truly is happening, with shooting finally started in Australia. Pacific Rim: Maelstrom is in theaters February 23, 2018.
Another dose of big slow ass robots kicking arse again. Get in.