PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Available on Digital 6/5 and 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD 6/19
Source: Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Think Jam press release
Official Site: pacificrimmovie.com
Special Thanks to Geovani Rocha
Ten years after the events of PACIFIC RIM, the Kaiju return in PACIFIC RIM UPRISING with a new deadly threat that reignites the conflict between these otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and Jaegers, the human-piloted super-machines that were built to vanquish them.
PACIFIC RIM UPRISING arrives on Digital and the all-new digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on June 5, 2018, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on June 19, 2018 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Building on the striking visual world created in the first film, PACIFIC RIM UPRISING features a next-generation battleground complete with upgraded Jaegers and new Kaiju that offers a captivating a state-of-the-art spectacle perfect for your next night in. Experience one-of-a-kind special effects and more than forty minutes of bonus content when you own the next installment on 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD.
In PACIFIC RIM UPRISING directed by Steven S. DeKnight, John Boyega (STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS) stars as the rebellious Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory against the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through our cities and bring the world to its knees, he is given one last chance to live up to his father’s legacy. Jake is joined by gifted rival pilot Lambert (THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS’ Scott Eastwood), 15-year-old Jaeger hacker Amara (newcomer Cailee Spaeny), returning veterans Charlie Day (IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA), Rinko Kikuchi (PACIFIC RIM), Burn Gorman (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES) and a talented crew of fiercely young cadets. The international cast also includes Tian Jing (KONG: SKULL ISLAND) and Adria Arjona (EMERALD CITY). Rising up to become the most powerful defense force to ever walk the earth, they set course for a spectacular all-new adventure on a towering scale.
BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD, 3D BLU-RAY, BLU-RAY, DVD & DIGITAL
• Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Steven S. DeKnight
• Hall of Heroes – John Boyega takes us through the awesome weaponry and cutting-edge enhancements of the latest generation of Jaegers featured in the film.
• Bridge to UPRISING – The cast and crew discuss how the world of Pacific Rim has changed in the ten years since the events of the original film.
• The Underworld of UPRISING – Humanity won the Kaiju War, but every war has casualties. John Boyega and Steven S. DeKnight give a tour of the coastal “Relief Zones.”
• Becoming Cadets – Step into the Shatterdome, and learn the grueling physical and mental preparation required of the young actors who portrayed the PPDC cadets.
• Unexpected Villain – Learn the secret reason that turned one of the most beloved heroes of the original film into a villain obsessed with humanity’s destruction.
• Next Level Jaegers – The cast and crew discuss the amazing technological advances of the Jaeger program in the years since the events of the original film.
• I Am Scrapper – Actress Cailee Spaeny shares the backstory of Scrapper, Amara’s incredible self-built Jaeger and its many unique abilities.
• Going Mega – Filmmakers take us through the technical and creative challenges of creating the most deadly threat the Pan Pacific Defense Corp has ever faced: the Mega Kaiju!
• Secrets of Shao – Meet the woman behind Shao Industries. Actress Tian Jing shares her insights on the enigmatic tech tycoon Liwen Shao.
• Mako Returns – Actress Rinko Kikuchi and director Steven S. DeKnight explain the significance of Mako Mori’s return and her importance to the events of PACIFIC RIM UPRISING.
• Feature Commentary with Director Steven S. DeKnight
The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-ray version, all in stunning 4K resolution.
4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience.
Blu-ray unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-ray and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit moviesanywhere.com.
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For more information on the PACIFIC RIM franchise, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- Legendary Pictures Previews GODZILLA and PACIFIC RIM at Comic-Con
- Warner Bros. Previews PACIFIC RIM
- Japanese Trailer and Images for PACIFIC RIM
- PACIFIC RIM Production Notes and Images
- PACIFIC RIM Final Credits
- PACIFIC RIM: Warner Bros. and Legendary Organize Monster-ous Sized Beach Clean-Up Day
- PACIFIC RIM Figures and Collectibles from NECA
- PACIFIC RIM Crosses $400 Million Worldwide
- Multiple PACIFIC RIM Blu-ray and DVD Editions Coming from Warner Bros.
- PACIFIC RIM Action Figure Visual Guide from NECA
- PACIFIC RIM – Replica Mini-Figures Box Set 2015 SDCC Exclusive from NECA
- PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Production Notes and High-Res Photos
- PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Clips
- PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Director and Cast Interviews
- PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Trailer and Featurettes
- PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Press Junket Cast Interview Videos
- PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Japanese Publicity Materials
- The Art and Making of PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Now on Sale