Following the recent buzz around upcoming sci-fi film “Pacific Rim Uprising”, British-Nigerian star actor, John Boyega reveals that Wizkid’s song “Daddy yo” will be featured as one of the soundtracks in the forthcoming movie.
The British-Nigerian actor made this announcement with a video of him dancing to the song on his Twitter page. He tweeted on his handle @JohnBoyega: “One of the most exciting things about producing Pacific Rim Uprising was the opportunity to influence the creative choices. So I put @wizkidayo song “Daddy yo” in the movie. Jaegers need afrobeats too! Oh yeah… here’s a video of me listening to this very song. Listening ish”.
Pacific Rim Uprising is an upcoming science fiction film written and directed by Steven S. DeKnight in his feature film directorial debut and co-written by Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, and T.S. Nowlin. It is the sequel to the 2013 film Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro.
It stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian, and Adria Arjona, with Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, and Rinko Kikuchi returning in their roles from the original film.
The film will be released on March 23rd in 2D, Real D 3D, IMAX 3D, and IMAX.