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Here's some kickass Pacific Rim concept art that needs to be seen

Feb. 15, 2013by: Eric Walkuski

Would love to have one or both of these lovelies hanging on my wall. Total Film received two pieces of concept art from Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM, by artist Doug Williams, and you can see them above and below. The first depicts a Russian jaeger towering over a rainy beach, waiting for one of those pesky kaiju to emerge, while the second shows us an intriguing look at "a freaky Skull Temple thats fused with its derelict urban surroundings," as the site puts it. I for one cannot wait to see how this translates onto film via del Toro's keen eye.

Opening on July 12, PACIFIC RIM has the following plot synopsis:

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes--a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)--who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

Click on the images to see bigger versions.

Extra Tidbit: What are your thoughts on these designs, particularly the "Skull Temple"?
Source: Total Film

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