First Image Of Pacific Rim’s Hero And Heroine Mech Operators

Among the choice panels at next week’s San Diego Comic Con is a “first look” presentation focusing on Guillermo Del Toro‘s Pacific Rim. It’s going to be quite the spectacle, I think. A Del Toro film about gargantuan monsters fighting giant mecha couldn’t really be anything else. Here’s hoping a widely released trailer is also imminent.

For now, let’s enjoy this scan from the next issue of Entertainment Weekly. It shows the film’s hero and heroine co-pilots, as played by Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi. He’s the washed-up type, she’s the fledgling rookie. He’s blonde, she’s brunette. I think they’re working a kind of PB and J idea here.

According to the plot info so far released, we can look forward to these two taking charge of an older, supposedly obsolete mech – or Jaeger, as they’d have it – to save the world from TOTAL MONSTER DESTRUCTION.

Thanks to Shock for the scan.

[Have a question for the entertainment experts at BC? Use the Ask BC form instead. Have a comics, film, games, or entertainment commentary that's too epic for a comment thread? Use BC Letters to the Editor.]

Humans Introduces New Characters As Season 2 Approaches

witchblade

Top Cow’s Groupees Bundle Offers 39 Digital Trades for $15

ghostrider

Designing The Ghost Rider – What The Spirit Of Vengeance Wears

bl0

Exclusive Sneak Peek Of Briggs Land #5

24_07

Oliver Queen Gets Into Bed With Donald Trump…

Justice League Dark – The Freaks And Monsters Are The Good Guys

Challengers Of The Unreturned – The Missing Artwork Of Art Adams And Karl Kesel

Ken Lashley On X-Men Prime For ResurrXion – And All The Writers Join In

jerichosweater3

“Making A List” Holiday Sweater Gives Wrestling Fans The Gift Of Jericho… Wear It In, Maaaan

100

The Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List 2016 Countdown – The Final Five