Pacific Rim Uprising is a 2018 American science-fiction action film directed by Steven S. DeKnight (in his feature-film directorial debut) and written by DeKnight, Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, and T.S. Nowlin. It is the sequel to the 2013 film Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro, who acted as a producer here.
The film stars John Boyega (also making his producer debut), Scott Eastwood, CaileeSpaeny, Jing Tian, Adria Arjona and Zhang Jin, with Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day and Burn Gorman returning from the original film. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on March 23, 2018, by Universal Pictures worldwide, in 2D, Real D 3D, IMAX 3D, and IMAX. It received mixed reviews from critics, with some calling the film a "tedious watch" while others praised it as "fun, goofy entertainment".