John Boyega Set To Star In “Pacific Rim 2”

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is crossing over from the world of TIE fighters and X-wings to Guillermo del Toro’s fantastical sci-fi world of Kaiju and Jaegers. The Star Wars: Force Awakens star will topline PACIFIC RIM 2 directed by Steven S. Knight.

Boyega will take the lead of the film as the son of Idris Elba’s character from the 2013 original from . The sequel will continue the story and world created by del Toro and Travis Beacham set in a world where humans pilot massive robots known as Jaegers to fight threatening sea monsters.

Del Toro is set to stay on as producer with Thomas Tull, Mary Parent, and Jon Jashni. Boyega will also produce with Femi Oguns under thuer Upper Room Productions banner shingle. Cale Boyter will executive produce.

Boyega is currently filming Star Wars: Episode VIII and can also be seen in the forthcoming adaptation of the Dave Eggers novel, The Circle directed by James Ponsoldt.

He is repped by and .

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 | Staff Writer

This new was first reported by Deadline.

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