Guillermo del Toro's presentation for “Pacific Rim” at Comic-Con yesterday was brief, but well-played. A lifelong self-proclaimed geek, this is clearly not the man's first rodeo. "I am shitting my pants right now,” joked del Toro as he sat before the packed 6,500 capacity Hall H.
“Pacific Rim” is custom-tailored for the Comic-Con faithful. It is set in a world where giant monsters, known as Kaiju, are attacking and threatening to bring an end to humanity. Giant robots piloted by men and women are the best line of defense the humans have against imminent destruction. Yes, that’s right, big monsters beating the crap out of big robots.