Oscar nominee Guillermo Del Toro directed the epic sci-fi action adventure from a script by Travis Beacham and Del Toro, story by Beacham. Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Guillermo Del Toro and Mary Parent produced the film with Callum Greene serving as executive producer.
Pacific Rim stars Charlie Hunnam, as Raleigh Becket; Idris Elba, as Marshal Stacker Pentecost; Rinko Kikuchi,a s Mako Mori; Charlie Day, as Dr. Newton Geiszler; Rob Kazinsky, as Chuck Hansen; Max Martini, as Herc Hansen; Clifton Collins, Jr., as Tendo Choi; Burn Gorman, as Dr. Hermann Gottleib; Diego Klattenhoff, as Yancy Becket and Ron Perlman, as Hannibal Chau.
|Yancy Becket and Raleigh Becket|
|Mako Mori, Marshal Stacker Pentecost & Raleigh Becket|
Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam) narrates as the film opens revealing how the fight for survival started. After the initial kaiju attack, millions of lives were lost. At this point, the world's leaders come together to create the "Jaeger" program, giant robots to fight the kaiju. Hence, we get into a "brief" history of the development of the ultimate weapon(s)...jaegers.
Check out the featurettes below that tells a bit about the concept of the kaiju and the jaeger.
|Dr. Hermann Gottleib|
|Dr. Newton Geiszler|