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Watch Jaegers Get Down in PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Music Video “Let’s Drift!”

Welcome to The Drift in the latest Nerdist Presents! Taking a quick dance-break from preparing to save the world in the upcoming Pacific Rim Uprising, two eager Jaeger Pilots show off the newest in piloting technology to an enthusiastic crowd of PPDC Officials and Investors. The star of the show, however, is the Mark-6 Jaeger—known as Gipsy Avenger—who mimics every pop, lock and glide the pilots perform. Enjoy:

Catch Pacific Rim Uprising in theaters March 23!

CAST

Alysha Young (@alysha_y) as Female Pilot 
Ben Carter (@bencarterdance) as Male Pilot

CREW 

Directed by Andrew Bowser
Produced by Jason Nguyen
Edited by Andrew Bowser & Tim Herrold
Lyrics by Zach Sherwin, Andrew Bowser, and Freddy Scott
Vocals by Jay Long & Ciara Renee
Music Producer Freddy Scott
VFX Rainfall Studios
VFX Animator Rowan Glenn
Additional VFX Tim Herrold
1st AD Bashir Taylor
2nd AD Matt Goldstein
Dir. of Photography Dan Alderstein
1st AC ‘A’ Camera Jonathan Helms
1st AC ‘B’ Camera Brian Udoff
2nd AC Mike McGee
Steadicam Operator Daniel Schadé
Gaffer Chris Walters
Best Boy Electric Dan Chapman
Electric Isaac Han
Key Grip Brody Culbertson
Best Boy Grip Jake Basnett
Grip Ben Lawson
Production Designer Ryan Puckett
Art Director Kyle Smith
Prop Master Mitch Thompson
Key HMU Cici Andersen
HMU Assist Fernanda Machado
Wardrobe Stylist Cherokee Neas
Wardrobe Stylist Raelynn Esterlina
Associate Producer Erik Kozura
Key Set PA Zac York
PA Jose Sosa
PA Nathaniel Blakemore
PA Jonny Germano
PA Miles Bonsignore
PA Jon Odate
Set Photographer Josh Thomas

Shot at the Tustin Blimp Hangar

LYRICS 

JAEGERS GONNA SAVE THE DAY FOR REAL
INVADERS BETTER STAY AWAY FOES KNEEL
IN THE DRIFT WE DON’T COME TO PLAY COLD STEEL
ALL THE RANGERS OUT HERE TO SLAY
 (I GUESS THE SON OF STACKER’S BACK!)

IF YOU’RE FIGHTIN’ WITH PPDC
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KNOCKOUT’S GONNA BE CERTAIN
WE’LL KICK THOSE KAIJU BEASTS BACK TO THAT BREACH!
BLUE BLOODS GONNA BE HURTIN’!

THIS GYPSY AVENGER
 WON’T SIT, BRINGIN’ BACK THE DANGER!
CADETS RANGERS
 RISE UP CUZ WE AIN’T WAITIN’ ON A SAVIOR!

LET’S DRIFT, YOU AND ME CONTROL THIS!
FLAT PALM, HIT IT WITH A CLOSED FIST!
ROLL UP IN A NEW MARK-6

THE WORLD IS GONNA FIGHT KAIJU (YEAH)
CHAIN SWORD ON MY RIDE TIMES TWO (YEAH)
ELBOW ROCKET MO-OO-OOVES!
SCRAPPER’S HERE TO FIGHT, ARE YOU?

JAEGERS! BREAK IT DOWN!

BRACER PHOENIX! (IT’S PACIFIC RIM!)
SABER ATHENA (YEAH!)
TITAN REDEEMER! (IT’S PACIFIC RIM!)
GUARDIAN BRAVO! (YEAH!)
AND GYPSY AVENGER!

C’MON! (SHOW ‘EM WHAT YOU GOT!)

CADETS RANGERS
 RISE UP
CUZ WE AIN’T WAITIN’ ON A SAVIOR!

NUKE CORES! CHAIN SWORDS! PLUS VORTEX CANNONS
AND WHIPS MADE OF LASERS!

SO CANCEL THE APOCALYPSE WITH ME!

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