Fake Tokyo Set For Monsters Vs. Robots Movie PACIFIC RIM (Video)
First set video surfaces of Guillermo del Toro's monsters versus robots action movie Pacific Rim. The video features the city of Toronto being transformed to look like Tokyo.
CBC News has just posted this great behind-the-scenes video giving us our first look at Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim. A film that will pit giant monsters versus humans in giant robot suits. One such place that an epic battle will surely take place is Tokyo. There will be plenty of destruction, but for this film the the real city won't be used, as Toronto will be disguised to look like Tokyo.
Mailboxes with Japanese characters appeared in downtown Toronto on Tuesday.Mailboxes with Japanese characters appeared in downtown Toronto on Tuesday. The directors spared no details in giving the streetscape an authentic look, everything from fake metro station signs to plastic cherry blossoms attached to the trees. - CBC News
Pacific Rim is scheduled for release on July 12, 2013. The cast includes Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Rinko Kikuchi, Max Martini, Rob Kazinsky, Clifton Collins Jr. and Diego Klattenhoff.
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