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Steven S. DeKnight directs Pacific Rim Uprising, the sequel to the epic action-adventure Pacific Rim which Guillermo del Toro created in 2013. With a script penned by Zak Penn, Jon Spaights and Guillermo del Toro, Pacific Rim Uprising will introduce new characters and Jaegers as they combat an evolved Kaiju threat once again for Humanity's survival.

John Boyega will play a Jaeger Pilot in Pacific Rim 2!

John Boyega will play a Jaeger Pilot in Pacific Rim 2!

One of the leads for 2018's Kaiju re-match Pacific Rim 2 and co-star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well as Star Wars Episode VIII, John Boyega recently teased his character for the Pacific Rim sequel! Posting a production photo of Pacific Rim's Jaeger Gipsy Danger, with the tagline: "Dad's legacy #2018".

Boyega will play Idris Elba's character's son. Elba played the role of Stacker Pentecost, one of the heads for the Pan Pacific Defense Corps and a respected Jaeger Pilot veteran. He unfortunately met his end when he sacrificed his life to detonate a nuke strapped to Striker Eureka's back in an attempt to kill the Kaiju known as Slattern from reaching the surface. He no doubt carries a hefty legacy having been part of the attack which (for the time being) severed the access point between the Drift and Earth.

Boyega will likely, by the sounds of it, carry on the Pentecost legacy, as an upcoming Jaeger Pilot.

What do you think of Boyega playing the role of Pentecost's son? Let us know in the comments section below!

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3 Fan responses to John Boyega will play a Jaeger Pilot in Pacific Rim 2!

G. H. (Gman)

Jul-01-2016 12:09 PM

It was confirmed he'd play Pentacost's son when he was first announced. ;)


Jul-01-2016 12:31 PM

Ah yes, I do recall haha I've adjusted the post accordingly. We're not sure if he'll be a Jaeger Pilot like his father was or not. But this image and tagline kind of suggests so. It'll be a more serious role instead of the one he played in TFA I imagine.

Peter Zanetti

Jul-06-2016 6:00 AM

I understand everyone wants sequels to movies they enjoyed but...doesn't it cheapen all of the events of the first movie to say "Oh you thought that all mattered? Nope. Monster's back."


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