Explore The Art and Making of Pacific Rim Uprising This Spring
In March, Kaiju and Jaegers are returning to the big screen in Pacific Rim Uprising, and to take us behind the scenes and into the heart of the epic battle, Insight Editions will be releasing The Art and Making of Pacific Rim Uprising at the same time.
You’ll find the full details and a sneak peek of the book below. It’s written by Daniel Wallace with a foreword by Steven S. DeKnight, director of the new film.
From the Press Release:
On March 23rd Kaiju and Jaegers face off once again in Legendary Entertainment’s Pacific Rim Uprising, the follow-up to the 2013 monster hit Pacific Rim. Directed by Steven S. DeKnight, Pacific Rim Uprising stars John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), who inspires a new generation to become the biggest heroes to ever walk the earth. The epic adventure also stars Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona, and Charlie Day.
The Art and Making of Pacific Rim Uprising (Insight Editions / March 20, 2018 / $45.00) showcases the incredible concept art for the film and is filled with a wealth of behind-the-scenes insights and imagery. Bringing a whole new generation of recruits, Jaegers, and Kaiju to the screen required the creation of hugely imaginative designs, as well as the casting of a remarkable group of young actors for a groundbreaking international shoot. This deluxe book charts the full process of realizing DeKnight’s expansive vision through remarkable visuals and interviews with the key cast and crew.
Also featuring a wide range of special features, including booklets, foldouts, and stickers, The Art and Making of Pacific Rim Uprising is the ultimate journey into the ongoing epic battle between Jaegers and Kaiju.
About the Contributors:
Daniel Wallace is the author or co-author of more than two dozen books, including The Joker, The Jedi Path, Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman, DC Comics Year by Year, The Marvel Encyclopedia, and the New York Times best-selling Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters.
Steven S. DeKnight attended the University of California at Santa Cruz, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts, and went on to earn an MFA in playwriting from UCLA. He wrote for the groundbreaking “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” series and wrote, directed, and produced on “Angel,” “Smallville,” and “Dollhouse” before creating and showrunning “Spartacus” for Starz. Most recently, he served as executive producer and showrunner for the first season of the Marvel/Netflix series “Daredevil” and directed Pacific Rim Uprising. He lives in Los Angeles.