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Pacific Rim: Uprising is a 2018 American 3D action science fiction feature film directed by Steven S. DeKnight (his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay written by Jon Spaihts (Prometheus) based on characters created by Travis Beacham and Guillermo del Toro. It is, of course, a sequel to Pacific Rim. It was formerly known as Pacific Rim: Maelstrom.

Director DeKnight most recently served as executive producer and head writer of Marvel’s Daredevil for Netflix and also worked on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and Dollhouse.

Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, del Toro and Mary Parent produced for Legendary Pictures.

Main cast:

  • John Boyega – Attack the Block
  • Scott Eastwood
  • Cailee Spaeny
  • Jing Tian
  • Levi Meaden
  • Adria Arjona

Charlie Hunnam, who played Raleigh Beckett in the first film, dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.

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