‘Pacific Rim: The Black’: Live stream, release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's anime series
Netflix's 'Pacific Rim: The Black' is based on the movie franchise by acclaimed writer-director Guillermo del Toro and will stream from March 4
Ahead of ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ release, Netflix has debuted the second full-length trailer for the much-awaited anime series. The upcoming series is based on the world of Guillermo del Toro‘s ‘Pacific Rim' and will bring forth the fight between humans and Kaijus. ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ is based on the first two ‘Pacific Rim’ movies written by del Toro. In 2013, the first movie was released and received acclaimed for its take on the kaiju genre. The movie delivered grand battles and captivating special effects presented by del Toro in a unique way. The second movie failed to impress the audience but from the looks of the anime series, it looks like fans of kaiju won’t be disappointed.
‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ will show how two siblings will go on an adventure after the kaiju has takeover the entire Australian continent. Based on the released trailer, fans of ‘Pacific Rim’ can see the emotional attachment between the characters that was somehow missing from ‘Pacific Rim 2’.
‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ will arrive on Netflix on March 4.
‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ takes the anime series to Australia where monstrous Kaiju have completely overtaken the continent. The sibling pilots spruce up an old Jaeger and decide to fight back while also exploring the mystery of their missing parents. The official synopsis of ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ is:
“There was a time when Kaiju rose from the Pacific Rim only to encounter gigantic robots, Jaegers, built to fight them back. That time has passed. Now, Australia has been overrun by Kaiju, forcing the evacuation of an entire continent. Left behind, teenage siblings Taylor and Hayley embark on a desperate search for their missing parents, teaching themselves to pilot a battered, long-abandoned Jaeger to help in their quest and give them even the slightest hope of surviving.”
Gideon Adlon as Hayley Travis (English version)
Adlon, 23, is from Los Angeles but holds dual citizenship (American and German). She is best known for starring roles in the comedy films like ‘Blockers’, ‘The Mustang’ and ‘The Craft: Legacy’.
Adlon will also star as Claire in the horror fantasy movie, ‘Witch Hunt’.
Calum Worthy as Taylor Travis (English version)
Worthy, 30, is a Canadian actor, writer, and producer who is best known for his role as Dez in ‘Austin & Ally’, Alex in ‘American Vandal’, and Nicholas in ‘The Act’. For his performance in ‘National Lampoon’s Thanksgiving Family Reunion’, he won the Young Artist Award in the Leading Young Actor category.
Worthy has been a part of several notable projects like ‘Aquarius’, ‘Wisdom of the Crowd’, ‘New Warriors’, and ‘The Act’.
'Pacific Rim: The Black' will also feature the voice of other notable stars like Leonardo Nam as Ricketer, Victoria Grace as Mei, Allie MacDonald as Brina, and others.
‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ is based on the characters created by Travis Beacham and Guillermo del Toro.
Kyle, 49, is a famous writer who has worked for Marvel Comics. He is best known for his creation of the character X-23. Kyle was born in Houston, Texas, and has co-written the episodes of ‘X-Men: Evolution’.
Kyle is also credited as executive producer for ‘Thor’ and ‘Thor: The Dark World’. He has also written stories for several other Marvel projects like ‘Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme’, ‘Hulk vs Thor’, ‘Hulk vs Wolverine’, and ‘Thor: Tales of Asgard’.
Johnson is credited for writing several TV series shorts like ‘The Rocketeer’, ‘Transformers: Rescue Bots’, ‘G.I. Joe: Renegades’, and others.
The recently released trailer of ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ shows the anime-style world where kaiju have taken over the world. You can catch the trailer below:
Where to watch
Fans of the 'Pacific Rim’ franchise will be able to stream ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ only on Netflix.
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