"I loved the first film and one of the main reasons is Idris Elba " revealed John Boyega at ComicBook.com at the New York Comic-Con. Boyega said he was enthusiastic about playing Elba's son.
"This is something I never imagined." I saw myself in a Jaeger and I said to myself "Oh, shit! You brought me here" .
Boyega's character seems to follow along the lines that of his father, played by Idris Elba . Jake will be an apple that will fall from the tree farther than expected: "We find him at the beginning of the film in different circumstances than his father" .
Also Scott Eastwood wanted to tell his point of view: "Jake is nothing without his best friend There are some problems to solve in the past" .
Steven S. DeKnight must collect heavy inheritance of Guillermo del Toro : "Guillermo prepared the table, we wanted to be sure that he honored what he created and expanded the universe, hopefully this is just the first step a bigger franchise We really wanted to honor the first film and move on, move up to ten years in the future ".
The cast of Pacific Rim – The uprising includes John Boyega Scott Eastwood Jing Tian Adria Arjona Charlie Day Burn Gorman Rinko Kikuchi Dustin Clare Karan Brar Nick E. Tarabay and Daniel Feuerriegel . The release is scheduled for the end of March in the United States.