Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro has revealed the first trailer for his new monster movie Pacific Rim, which stars GLaDOS voice actress Ellen McLain as a robot AI.

The footage, released last night, reveals McLain's familiar vocal talents will have exactly the same electronic filter as Valve's murderous robot queen.

Pacific Rim sees massive man-made robots face ancient Lovecraftian monsters who appear from the sea. McLain appears to be on the side of the humans.

del Toro has previously admitted to being a fan of the Portal series, and personally called Valve boss Gabe Newell to ensure the deal would happen.

"I'm a big fan of Valve," he told Kotaku. "Portal and Left 4 Dead have been instrumental family experiences at my house."

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