“Pacific Rim” covers Total Film this month, which means that we’re going to get a whole lot of awesome stuff coming out about the new Guillermo del Toro monster movie. The magazine has revealed two pieces of concept art from Doug Williams, and the awesome new look at the Jaegers and a Skull Temple.
Like the movie’s trailer, these paintings give fans a good sense of what’s in store in the new movie. Del Toro has outdone himself this time, and it seems like he’s created a gorgeous world in “Pacific Rim.”
“Pacific Rim” stars Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Charlie Day, Rinko Kikuchi, Max Martini, Willem Dafoe, Robert Kazinsky, Clifton Collins Jr., Diego Klattenhoff and Ron Perlman. It’s due in theaters on July 17, 2013. Here’s the official synopsis:
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 (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—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.