Director Offers Commentary On "Pacific Rim" Trailer

Guillermo del Toro talks about making "a movie where my head would explode if I was 12..."

Everyone is talking about Hollywood's mecha versus kaiju summer 2013 blockbuster Pacific Rim, including its director Guillermo del Toro. The acclaimed genre film maker behind Hellboy, Blade 2 and Pan's Labyrinth sat down to offer commentary on the debut trailer.

 

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via Tokyo Hive

One thing that caught Japan's attention about the film is the casting of the country's most  popular child actress Mana Ashida (Rin in live action Usagi Drop) as the young version of the pilot played by Rinko Kikuchi 

 

On her April film for her Hollywood debut, she commented  “It was really difficult to cry and to run away from something that isn’t there, but I tried to play it to the best of my abilities. Please go and watch it!

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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