Two TV Spots For Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim

Jessy Williams writes for Bleeding Cool.

I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge Guillermo Del Toro fan, and as long as Pacific Rim doesn’t go down the Transformers route with some great combat scenes, but little else, then I’m in.

The story is another apocalyptic one and sees the human race fighting for survival against huge monsters that emerge from the ocean. In order to put up the strongest fight, it is decided that a new type of weaponry – a monster of our own – should be created.

These two TV spots are visually spectacular and and choosing to focus on the film’s more explosive sequences ensures Pacific Rim will attract the action-loving film audiences. They aren’t too different, however the first one has my favourite line, once again. “We are cancelling the apocalypse!”

YouTube Preview Image YouTube Preview Image

Pacific Rim shouldn’t face too much competition when it’s released on July 12th in audience-splitting 3D, as it falls smack-bang between Brad Pitt’s zombie-apocalypse World War Z and Hugh Jackman’s return as The Wolverine.

Arguably, Del Toro hasn’t really marvelled us since Pan’s Labyrinth back in 2006, so let’s hope Pacific Rim will see him return to prominence.

Emp2

A Peek At The Empire Magazine Avengers: Age Of Ultron Covers

Does Professor X Have A Secret Life In The DC Universe?

(FSR:AA)

Mortdecai And The Horror Of Bad Adaptations – Look! It Moves By Adi Tantimedh

unnamed-26

Swipe File: MPH And Eureka’s Blink

Oncoming Storm Cancels Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis Premiere

Lying In The Gutters – 26th January 2015 – Fear The Secret Wars

x-men-1-poster

Fox Confirms That Its Looking At A Possible X-Men Television Series

tennant

David Tennant Joins The Marvel Universe

SPOILER

Rumors Of Who Daniel Brühl Is Playing In Captain America: Civil War

Gail Simone Tops ComiXology Submit Sales For 2014