John Boyega shares first look at Pacific Rim sequel

John Boyega has given fans their first glimpse at the eagerly anticipated Pacific Rim sequel.

The Star Wars actor tweeted a picture from Pacific Rim: Uprising to his 912,000 followers.

It shows him as Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba’s Stacker Pentecost from the 2013 film, which was about soldiers using robots to defend Earth from monsters.

The picture was a welcome update on the film, which was announced back in 2014.

And it has certainly got the excitement rolling on Twitter.

Pacific Rim: Uprising is expected to be released in 2018.


More in this Section

The Great British Tat Off: TV presenter Sandi Toksvig gets inked

New drama and old favourites in the mix as RTÉ reveal new season line-up

Stacey Dooley confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing

Aretha Franklin remembered as ‘one of a kind’ by Sister Sledge star Kim


More From The Irish Examiner