Apocalypse Delayed - PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING Pushed Back On Schedule

"Pacific Rim: Uprising" still
Credit: Legendary

Pacific Rim: Uprising has been pushed back one month from February 23, 2018 to March 23, 2018. The news, first reported by Variety, was later confirmed by director Steven DeKnight.

"[I'm not mad] at all. Those decisions are above my paygrade," tweeted DeKnight. "And right now we're one day closer to being done with the trailer."

This is the third time the film has been delayed since it was originally announced in June 2012.

Credit: John Boyega

When asked about the cause of these most recent delays, DeKnight said it wasn't a filming issue.

"Nothing happened on my end. My schedule doesn't change at all," said DeKnight. "Business as usual."

DeKnight reportedly completed filming the live-action portions of the film in March 2017. This is his feature film directorial debut, working froma script co-written with Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, T.S. Nowlin, and the original film's director Guillermo del Toro.

John Boyega stars in the film, and is joined by Scott Eastwood, Rinko Kikuchi, Jing Tian, and others.

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