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.

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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


... It seems they're filming a disaster movie out back on Twitpic

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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.

Source: cbc.ca
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Spidey91 - 4/10/2012, 8:51 PM
cool...but I wanna see the damn robots! :P
chucksome12391 - 4/10/2012, 9:04 PM
want to see a trailer so bad.
DEATHbyEXILE - 4/10/2012, 9:10 PM
R888 - 4/10/2012, 9:27 PM
Nice can't wait monster vs robots
[frick] yeah

Yodawars - 4/10/2012, 9:30 PM
I'm confused in the video she says the movie is called Still Seas?
pro346 - 4/10/2012, 9:39 PM
Should be good...but I didn't know they changed the title from godzilla!
DCnerd46 - 4/10/2012, 9:43 PM
Interesting, I attended the Comic Con panel for this flick in July. Cool to see an update, haven't heard a thing about the film in months.
Googs - 4/10/2012, 9:56 PM
this is being filmed a block from my work. this explains a lot.
tazmaniak - 4/10/2012, 10:00 PM
Now why couldn't Fox do this in order to keep Darren Aronofsky as director of The Wolverine?
AraxisHT - 4/10/2012, 11:07 PM
The exit sign is still in English.
AlexDeLarge87 - 4/11/2012, 5:38 AM
This is going to be awesome!:)

I hope he gives us his version of the Kraken.

MassExecutions - 4/11/2012, 7:09 AM
Yes...YES...YESSS!!

Finally! Del Toro MAKING movies again and not just TALKING about it!
Bandrews1 - 4/11/2012, 7:17 AM
Awesome, I can't wait to see some footage from this.
hoodedjester - 4/11/2012, 9:12 AM
looking forward to a trailer soon or at least some clips
marvel72 - 4/11/2012, 9:34 AM
can't wait for the teaser trailer to hit,maybe christmas 2012.
BruceKent1 - 4/11/2012, 3:09 PM
Its really cool what they have done with the city. It confused the hell out of me when I was walking down the street
AUSSYACE - 4/11/2012, 8:58 PM
Lets see some Monsters and Robots now...

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