The 2017 New York Comic-Con is a multimedia convention that plays host to upcoming comic book and major motion picture and television announcements. The 2017 New York Comic-Con began Thursday, October 5, to Sunday, October 8, 2017 in New York City, New York. Of the films promoted at the convention, a panel for Steven S. DeKnight's Pacific Rim Uprising was held for major audiences.
September 2017, the New York Comic-Con's official website announced that the official trailer for Uprising would debut October 6, 2017, at noon with a discussion panel featuring the cast and crew of the film. Approaching the beginning of the convention, the official Instagram account for Pacific Rim promoted a free ticket contest, where individuals who took the best "Jaeger Stance" would win tickets to attend the convention's panel discussion.
New York Comic-Con 2017
The cast and crew of Pacific Rim: Uprising appeared for a panel discussion at the Madison Square Garden theater from 12:00PM to 1:00PM. The panel was moderated by SYFY WIRE editor-at-large, Aaron Sagers.
The international trailer for the film debuted online at the same time the panel began, and attendees were able to partake in a question and answer segment with Steven S. DeKnight, John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Burn Gorman, and Cailee Spaeny. Following the end of the discussion, actor Charlie Day made a brief video appearance explaining his absence.
In addition to the discussion panel, toy manufacture, Tamashii Nations showcased their "Robot Spirits" and "Soul of Chogokin" figure series alongside a plastic model set. Diamond Select Toys also showcased their toyline for the film alongside a unpainted Kaiju model pending approval.
Cast and Crew
Bandai Hobby HG
Soul of Chogokin
Diamond Select Toys
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