Pacific Rim Uprising is an upcoming American science fiction monster film directed by Steven S. DeKnight in his feature film directorial debut and written by DeKnight, Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, and T.S. Nowlin from a story by DeKnight and Nowlin. It is the sequel to the 2013 film Pacific Rim, and stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian, and Adria Arjona, with Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, and Rinko Kikuchireturning in their roles from the original film. It is scheduled to be released on March 23, 2018, by Universal Pictures in the United States and by Warner Bros. Pictures in the international worldwide. The film will have a in 2D, Real D 3D, IMAX 3D, and IMAX release.