Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013 by Russ Fischer
While Guillermo del Toro‘s “giant monsters versus giant robots” movie Pacific Rim hopefully has more going on than just that concept, much of what we’ve seen from the film so far really emphasizes that the monsters and robots in the movie are really big. Super-big. Like, almost unfathomably large.
The latest shot from the film is an image of a newscast that depicts the footprint (or handprint) of one of the film’s monstrous Kaiju, smushed into sand. It’s big enough to be mistaken for a natural geological formation.
Update: Legendary has released another still from the film, and we’ve added it below.
We may well get some new Pacific Rim footage in early April, as the film will be featured at the Warner Bros. panel at Wondercon in Anaheim on Saturday, March 30th. Peter and Germain will be on the ground there, so we’ll have a report on the panel then.
Update: Here’s another new pic from the film. An accompanying caption from producers at Legendary says “This is as close as you ever want to get to Kaiju blood.”
Pacific Rim opens on July 12. In addition all the robots and monsters, the film stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman, Robert Kazinsky,Max Martini, Clifton Collins, Jr., Burn Gorman, Larry Joe Campbell, Brad William Henke, and Diego Klattenhoff. Image via SFX.
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