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'Pacific Rim' Heads to London for European Premiere, Kanye West Calls the Film His 'Favorite'

July 5, 2013 (1:40 am) GMT
While Guillermo del Toro and cast members are busy promoting their movie in the U.K., the 'Black Skinhead' hitmaker takes to Twitter to sing praises for the Kaiju flick.

Guillermo del Toro launched his highly-anticipated movie "" at London's IMAX on Thursday, June 4. For the European premiere of the action-heavy film about monsters versus robots, the Mexican filmmaker brought along leading cast members , and .

Supporting actors and were also on hand for the promotional effort. Spotted hitting the blue carpet too were , Elba's co-star on TV detective series "", and sibling pop-rock trio , best known for the 1997 hit song "MMMBop".

Big boost to the Warner Bros. flick was additionally given by rap star . The "Gold Digger" hitmaker proclaimed himself a big fan of del Toro's film on Twitter after a screening of it. "I saw a pre-screening of 'Pacific Rim' yesterday and it's easily one of my favorite movies of all time," he gushed on the pic.

In another post, the new dad wrote to his 9 million followers, "This is not another 'Robot' movie. Guillermo del Toro is a master."

"Pacific Rim" centers on washed up former pilot Raleigh Antrobus and untested trainee Mako Mori, who join forces to drive giant robots called Jaegers in an attempt to combat sea monsters Kaijus.

It is set to open opposite 's "" on July 12.

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