WATCH: ‘Atlantic Rim’ Trailer—SyFy Channel’s Answer to ‘Pacific Rim’ is Exactly How it Sounds

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, so Guillermo del Toro, director of summer sci-fi blockbuster Pacific Rim, should be elated.

SyFy has just released the trailer for Atlantic Rim, a robot-monster-mash-up that pays homage to the box office buster pacific Rim by just moving the story line to different waters, and with an obviously lower graphics budget.

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But don’t be so quick to brush Atlantic Rim off. The team behind the project is none other than Asylum Studios, who recently brought us the SyFy equivalent of Liz & Dick with Tara Reid’s Sharknado.