Filming for Pacific Rim: Uprising is well underway and budding star John Boyega has shared another picture of himself on the set.
Boyega took to Instagram earlier today to post the picture of himself sitting in a piece of equipment with an easy enough caption — “Pentecost #pacificrimuprising”.
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In the sequel to 2013’s Pacific Rim, Boyega is set to play Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba’s character in the original film. While Elba, or the original’s film star Charlie Hunnam, aren’t slated to star in the sequel, Charlie Day and Rinko Kikuchi are both set to reprise their roles.
An official synopsis hasn’t been release for the movie yet, but monster-fighting fans across the globe can rest assured Boyega and company will kick some kaiju butt come 2018.
Boyega stars and will be joined by Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, and Jing Tian in Pacific Rim: Uprising. The cast also includes Levi Meaden, Adria Arjona, Rahart Adams. Karan Brar, Nick E. Tarabay, Ivanna Sakhno, Zhang Jin, Mackenyu, Shyrley Rodriguez, Wesley Wong, Lily Ji, Chen Zitong, Lan Yingying, and Qian Yongchen.
Pacific Rim: Uprising is currently being filmed, and is expected to hit theaters February 23, 2018. The original Pacific Rim earned $411 million worldwide, with $101 million of that coming domestically.
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