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FIRST LOOK: John Boyega in the new Pacific Rim

2017-02-08 19:01

Cape Town – John Boyega is hard at work filming Pacific Rim: Uprising

The actor will be playing Jake Pentecost, jaeger pilot and the son of Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) in the sequel.

Boyega posted an official first look of him in character on Twitter. 

While details of the film remain under wraps director Guillermo del Toro revealed in an earlier interview that the sequel will be a few years after the first one.  He also added that it will be a different adventure. (Read more here)

The film also stars Cailee Spaeny, Scott Eastwood, Tian Jing, Mackenyu, and Jin Zhang and returning cast Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman and Charlie Day.

Meanwhile Boyega can been seen in the Netflix movie, Imperial Dreams

See the trailer here:

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