Well, I can’t understand why I haven’t seen this until now. But it turns out that back in January, a new trailer for Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim that included new snippets of footage of mechas hammer-fisting kaiju over the head, new touched-up CGI, and more looks at the pilots being total badasses was shown off at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Of course, this new trailer still keeps Idris Elba being a total badass and giving his, “cancelling the apocalypse,” speech. Actually, they should just rename the film “Badassness” since that’s what this is. Pure, unadulterated, straight to the main-line badassery. Below is the trailer and a newly released picture of a kaiju footprint. Needless, to say, time to rev the hype machine!
I don’t know about you but Guillermo del Toro can just take my money now!
I know the following clips don’t offer much to go on but I still find myself excited for whatever Mr. del Toro is brewing up in his new monster vs. GIANT FREAKING BATTLE MECH movie Pacific Rim. I sort of enjoyed Cloverfield despite its motion sickness inducing use of shaky cam but still, I only got to see the monster for like a minute total which in a monster movie is a real let-down. I’m hoping that this movie will finally give us a monster movie where we can actually see the monster and revel in the chaos it creates. While I’m still disappointed that his At the Mountains of Madness project got shafted because of Prometheus maybe we can still get our fix of colossal abominations from this movie. Only now with more GIANT FREAKING BATTLE MECHS!
Anyways, here are the two teasers released so far and some photos. Tell me whether you’re hyped in the comments section.