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This Pacific Rim: Uprising VFX Video Shows How Mo-Cap Performers Become 300-Foot-Tall Jaegers  

Pacific Rim Uprising may not have lived up to its predecessor, but it’s still a fun movie about giant monsters fighting giant robots that, sorry to break it to you, weren’t actually so giant before the film’s visual effects artists worked their magic. Read More >>

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For John Boyega, Producing Pacific Rim Uprising Sometimes Meant Playing With Toys

Not only is John Boyega the star of Pacific Rim Uprising, he’s also a producer. And when Gizmodo spoke to the film’s director, Steven S. DeKnight, he explained there was one arena in particular where Boyega really got his hands dirty in terms of producing. Read More >>

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This Lego Pacific Rim Uprising Trailer Un-Cancels the Apocalypse With Thousands of Bricks

We’re already excited for what will undoubtedly be another giant robot smashapalooza when Pacific Rim Uprising hits cinemas on 23rd March. But then someone went and painstakingly recreated the sequel’s first trailer using everyone’s favourite building toy, and now we’re also pining for some official Lego Jaeger sets. Read More >>

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Why John Boyega Doesn’t Like Godzilla

At this point it's news to no one that John Boyega is a huge Star Wars fan, but more surprisingly as the lead actor and producer on modern monster movie Pacific Rim, he wasn't much of a fan of Godzilla. Read More >>

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Pacific Rim Uprising’s Japanese Trailer Gives Us a Little More Mako Mori

The two Pacific Rim Uprising trailers we’ve had so far have promised more of everything we loved from the first film. More giant robots, more giant monsters, that sort of thing. But they’ve been a bit scant on something else we want more of: Rinko Kikuchi’s returning hero from the first film, Mako. This new trailer from Japan at least gives us a little bit of that. Read More >>

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A King Kong-Godzilla-Pacific Rim Movie Is Within the Realm of Human Possibility

There was a time when the Godzilla, King Kong, and Pacific Rim movies all shared the same home. A time when a crossover between those three worlds didn’t just seem probable, it seemed inevitable. That time has since passed—but the director of the upcoming Pacific Rim Uprising doesn’t want to dash all hopes and dreams just yet. Read More >>

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Everything We Learned About Pacific Rim Uprising at New York Comic Con

To a packed and excited room at New York Comic Con, Pacific Rim Uprising revealed a ton of details about the characters, story, and, most importantly, the giant robots that make up the sequel. “It’s fun, it’s action, I think it’s everything you want Pacific Rim to be moving forward,” said producer and star John Boyega. Read More >>

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Behold, Pacific Rim: Uprising’s Glorious New Giant Robots

Pacific Rim brought us the Jaegers, wonderful multi-pilot mecha that it then proceeded to mostly turn into scrap over the course of the movie. Obviously, that means the sequel’s going to need some new ones, and now we finally have a good look at the robots joining the Gipsy Avenger in Uprising—and my god are they wonderful. Read More >>

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Our First Official Look at John Boyega In Pacific Rim: Uprising

He’s definitely looking a bit down in the dumps for someone who’s presumably about to spend a large part of a movie beating the crap out of giant monsters in an equally giant, rad-looking robot. Read More >>

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Piloting a Pacific Rim Jaeger is the Perfect Oculus Rift Endgame

The limits of real-life technology mean that the giant robots that made Pacific Rim so awesome are hundreds of decades away. Sad, for sure, but with the technology we do have at our disposal we can at least simulate the experience of piloting a towering jaeger with the use of an Oculus Rift. Read More >>

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How Pacific Rim Made Us Think Giant Robots Were Fighting Sea Monsters

Last year's box office hit Pacific Rim pitted humanity's last hope—gargantuan co-piloted mechas, known as Jägers—against a seemingly unstoppable race of city-sized sea monsters bent on destroying our world in two hours of special-effects laden mayhem. Read More >>

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Watch the Visual Effects Reel Behind Pacific Rim‘s Awesome Prologue

If you watched Pacific Rim, you'd know how incredible the giant mechs looked and how unforgettably beautiful the prologue that provided the backstory for the movie was. And though ILM did most of the VFX in the film, Guillermo del Toro's Mirada studio was the team responsible for the effects in the prologue. Here's how they created that magnificent world. Yeah, let's watch the movie again. [Mirada Studios] Read More >>

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How Pacific Rim’s Monster-Mashing Amazingness Came Out of Digital Art

Have you seen Pacific Rim yet? We really liked it in all its creature-tastic, city destroying splendor. Watch this short behind-the-scenes video to hear about how it was all put together. Read More >>

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Final Pacific Rim Trailer: A Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Slugfest For the Ages

Next week the giant monsters versus giant robots eyeball party that is Pacific Rim will be hitting cinemas, and today we're getting our final look at the film before you have to go out and buy a movie ticket to see the rest. Read More >>

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New Pacific Rim Trailer: Let’s Go Beat Up Some Monsters

Lots of things can inspire mankind to greatness, but nothing quite like the support of a gigantic towering robot designed to fight equally gigantic mythical monsters. We're only a few weeks out from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim hitting cinemas, but damned if we can't wait for what is the closest thing we have to a Voltron movie yet. Read More >>