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Everyone Is So Drift Compatible With John Boyega Joining The "Pacific Rim" Sequel

SWEET SKY PRINCE.

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It was announced today that John Boyega would be starring in the sequel to Pacific Rim, thus making him a key lead in TWO major franchises.

He's reportedly playing the son of Idris Elba's Stacker Pentecost.

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HOT SCIENCE FICTION DAD, MEET HOT SCIENCE FICTION SON.

People were pretty immediately HELLA PSYCHED about it.

FLING ME INTO THE OCEAN. https://t.co/9hbmrxJoZu

Like for real, it got emotional.

whenever i see a pic of John Boyega, it's like a sunbeam in my heart. i'm gonna watch Pacific Rim 2 thru a waterfall of tears.

The crossover headcanons started right away.

what if Oscar Isaac is cast in Pacific Rim 2 and he and John Boyega are drift compatible

As did the unforgivable puns.

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS JOHN BOYJAEGER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! https://t.co/aFkiPfzr9B

And the unsightly evocation of memes, a necessary and beautiful evil in our time.

This suggestion cropped up, and honestly Hollywood should get on it.

Lin-Manuel Miranda was a fan.

I AM SO DRIFT COMPATIBLE WITH THIS NEWS https://t.co/abQW6xce9r

And this news is already bringing new people to the franchise.

Guess I should watch Pacific Rim so I can see the sequel with @JohnBoyega huh?

We stopped to give thanks for our many gifts.

So: John Boyega in Pacific Rim Gillian Anderson in American Gods Phillipa Soo in Moana Keep this train runnin', Hollywood

He was crowned with his next true title.

Pride overflowed everywhere, pretty much.

I have such love for John Boyega and I want to see him rise and succeed to the ends of the galaxy 💕

WE'RE ALL JUST VERY PROUD OF HIM.

GET THAT PAPER, JOHN. JUST TAKE OUR MONEY ALREADY, PACIFIC RIM 2!!!

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