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Pacific Rim: Uprising is being planned as a "launching pad" for a cinematic universe

The Kree

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KojiKnight

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Got to hid those fads long and hard. The inevitable comic book movie collapse mirroring the physical book collapse in the 90's will be quite amusing.
 

Dash_Riprock

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Can they at least wait and make sure this movie doesn't pull a Transformers 5 and nosedives in China before announcing shit like this?
 

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Fuck. Half of me is instantly worried that they might try to flog this setting until everyone is thoroughly sick of it, Transformers style. The other half of me is jumping up and down shouting "Giant robots!".

If this could be the jumpstart for more giant robot media in general I'd be happy. Otherwise, eh.
 

Soapbox Killer

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I'm not sure the article is saying a cinematic universe. Toys, games , movies, cartoons and books normally just means a franchise.
 

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Y’know, I get the cinematic universe fatigue argument, but Pacific Rim’s genuinely one of my all time favourite films, so I’m here for this. Of course, they actually need to demonstrate that they can make a worthy successor without Del Toro first. I’m really, really hoping the fight scenes hold up without his direction.

I don’t mind faster, more agile, Gundam-style mecha at all... But making mecha look good alongside live action characters/locations is super fucking difficult, going by how thoroughly awful the Bay Transformers films have always looked, so I’m still kinda worried.
 

Sygma

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Trailer looked as convincing for a cinema universe as the mummy, expecting this to be a brilliant installment
 

Keym

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Fuck cinematic universes. Just stick to a couple of sequels, how hard can that be.
 

paragonpro

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Universal is nearly as thirsty as sony, so this is there move forward since "dark universe" tanked? Whats next when this fails?
 

Ocarina_117

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Yeah my hype keeps decreasing with this movie.

Although if this is successful enough I'd love for another where the Jaegers move more in line with the first movies. I'm not a fan of the newer, faster ones.
 

nicanica

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10 years from now when this cinematic universe trend goes full mental

Pacific Rim Jaegers + Titans + Avengers + Kaiju

Edit: sure lets throw in the Guardians as well