Pacific Rim Maelstrom: Mackenyu Joins Cast

film-news-pacific-rim-maelstrom-mackenyu-joins-castDeadline reports that Japanese-American actor Mackenyu is the latest name to join the cast of Legendary’s Pacific Rim sequel Pacific Rim: Maelstrom.


The sequel found it’s director in Steven S. DeKnight back in late February to begin working on the world created by Guillermo del Toro and Travis Beacham which saw the original film come out in 2013, making the film about giant robots versus Kaiju on a $190m budget and the film earned $411m worldwide. Plot details for the sequel are being kept under wraps at the minute, the only detail given at the moment is that the lead character will be the son of Idris Elba’s character.


Mackenyu’s credits include Aogeba Tôtoshi and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. Mackenyu will be joining a cast that includes John BoyegaScott EastwoodCailee SpaenyJing TianAdria ArjonaIvanna Sakhno and Karan Brar.


Pacific Rim: Maelstrom is currently scheduled for cinematic release on the 23rd February 2018.


5 responses to “Pacific Rim Maelstrom: Mackenyu Joins Cast

  1. Pingback: Pacific Rim Maelstrom: Rahart Adams Joins Cast | Irish Cinephile·

  2. Pingback: Pacific Rim Maelstrom: Shyrley Rodriguez Joins Cast | Irish Cinephile·

  3. Pingback: Pacific Rim Maelstrom: Zhang Jin Joins Cast | Irish Cinephile·

  4. Pingback: Pacific Rim Uprising: Dustin Clare Joins Cast | Irish Cinephile·

  5. Pingback: Pacific Rim Uprising: Latest Trailer Released Online | Irish Cinephile·

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s