The monsters set to hit theatres this week in Pacific Rim are big and bad and deadly…but they are no match for this week’s Vixen Of The Week, Rinko Kikuchi. Kikuchi play’s Mako Mori, a young girl who survived a devastating attack on Tokyo and has grown up with a driving desire to get revenge against the giant monsters that are out to destroy us all.
Prior to Pacific Rim Rinko has been in a string of movies that highlight her acting talents and have garnered her much critical acclaim, the pinnacle of her acting career being her role in Babel. She received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress thanks to that movie, in which she played deaf mute girl, and became one of only five actresses to receive an Oscar nomination in a performance that involved no written dialogue.
This looks to be another banner year for Rinko, as she’ll be also be starring in 47 Ronin with Keanu Reeves. That will be coming out in December, and in the meantime we can all enjoy her talents in the epic and (hopefully) awesome Pacific Rim and the collection of glamour shots and posters from her movies below.
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