The official synopsis for Pacific Rim Uprising has been released. Prepare for an "all-out assault on humanity."Read More
"Innovation is our superpower."
The first teaser for Legendary's long-in-development Pacific Rim sequel, Pacific Rim Uprising, has dropped, and John Boyega wants YOU to join his jaeger army.Read More
Here's our very first glimpse at Pacific Rim 2's Jake Pentecost, the son of Stacker Pentecost, played by sci-fi stalwart John Boyega.Read More
Considering what's happened, here's a list of landmark firsts that we shouldn't overlook.Read More
After talented cinnamon roll Guillermo del Toro stepped down as director of Pacific Rim 2 following numerous studio delays last year, Daredevil's Season 1 showrunner Steven DeKnight took over at the helm. Now, screenwriter Derek Connolly, known for his work on Jurassic World and Safety Not Guaranteed (and soon to collaborate again with Colin Trevorrow on Star Wars: Episode IX), is taking a crack at the script.Read More
Are you ready, gang? After so much back and forth, it seems like Pacific Rim 2 has finally been confirmed, complete with a brand spanking new director.Read More
Never give up, never surrender.
Frankly, if anyone's capable of canceling the cancellation of the apocalypse, it's del Toro. As long as he has hope, we've got hope, too.Read More
Interview: Guillermo del Toro on the Future of Pacific Rim 2, His Dream to Make a Noir, and Why He Flipped the Gender Script for Crimson Peak
In which I am a nervous goober, and he is a delight.
One of the most resonant things Guillermo del Toro said during his interview with The Mary Sue is "these decisions have a weight." He was speaking specifically about the decision to give Tom Hiddleston the only significant moment of nudity in Crimson Peak, but also generally about making art that ignores conventional gender roles.Read More
The apocalypse might be indefinitely canceled, but dreams can't be!
Pacific Rim 2 might be canceled indefinitely, but director Guillermo del Toro named Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams as an ideal casting choice via Twitter this week.Read More
Guillermo del Toro's assurances last week that we should hold out hope for Pacific Rim 2 gave me a little déjà vu. Not in a bad way, though—the man's resilience is commendable! So, we here at The Mary Sue decided to make a video history of del Toro's past promises and projects—the highs, the lows, and everything in between.Read More
Canceling canceling the apocalypse.
Kaijus never say die!Read More
According to a report from Hollywood Reporter, Pacific Rim's sequel has been "halted indefinitely and will be pushed back (if it gets made at all)."Read More
A.k.a. the bad-ass sci-fi and fantasy tools that we all wish we owned
In no particular order, here are my personal favorite weapons used by bad-ass women in genre fiction. Whether you're fighting a dragon or a zombie or a literal God, you have to bring the right tools, and these are the best I've seen wielded by ladies of fantasy and sci-fi.Read More
Perhaps it would be a little too on-the-nose, but apparently, Guillermo Del Toro would love to include an official, canonical Godzilla facing off against a Jaeger in Pacific Rim 3. A sequel to the 2014 reboot of Godzilla is already in the works, and rumor has it that a crossover film could be brewing for these two franchises.Read More
Too many robots in this "robots punching monsters" movie!
Charlie Hunnam is a huge fan of the original Pacific Rim, but that doesn't mean there aren't improvements he hopes will be made when the sequel starts shooting in Toronto this November.Read More
It's draft compatible.
If there's one thing I'm not afraid to hype shamelessly, it's the Pacific Rim universe. Brace yourselves for our breathless coverage of this sequel, my friends. We will know no shame.Read More
Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots!
Details on Pacific Rim 2 are still few and far between, but this first look at Tales from the Drift, the ongoing comic Guillermo del Toro announced last summer, is helping fill the kaiju-sized hole in my heart.Read More
The Mary Sue Interview: Rinko Kikuchi Talks Pacific Rim 2, Star Wars, and Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
Whether she's slaying as Mako Mori in Pacific Rim or breaking hearts in the new drama Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (look for our review tomorrow!), Rinko Kikuchi is someone you want to see more of--and if her Star Wars dreams come true, that just might be the case.Read More
In Honor of International Women’s Day, Here’s An Illustrated Look at Some of Sci-Fi’s Most Badass Ladies
These gals are giving me strength right now.
In honor of International Women's Day this past weekend, Tumblr artist idrawstuffs compiled this incredible series of sci-fi heroines. Brb, writing crossover fanfic where all these women get to meet!Read More