Pacific Rim 2
Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro is master of fantasy and science fiction films. Often Regarded as one of the finest director of modern cinema, Del Toro has been cited as a director who make fairy tales movies for audience of all ages. After a gap of almost 5 years, Del Toro returned stepped back into the boots of director when he made 2013 blockbuster film Pacific Rim. With an ensemble cast of actors like Charlie Hunnam, Charlie Day and Idris Elba, Pacific Rim turned out to be super hit at box office. Pacific Rim got an instant fan following and soon fans were discussing about a possible sequel. Critics gave positive ratings to the film and impressed from that Del Toro announced in 2014 that he is writing script for a sequel. Here is all that you need to know about the sequel of Pacific Rim:
Who Will Direct Pacific Rim 2
Pacific Rim was brainchild of Guillermo del Toro. Del Toro stated during the production of original film that he has idea for a broader Kaiju world and if the film got successful then he will surely look for the sequel. Guillermo wrote the script for original film and as of now the script for the sequel is ready. Guillermo del toro will once again return as the director of the sequel.
Cast of Pacific Rim 2
Guillermo is known to repeat same actors in his films. He admires work of Ron Pearlman and Ron was the titular character of Hellboy movies (which was directed by Del Toro). Recently Guillermo confirmed that the characters of Charlie Day and Burn Gorman will be seen in the sequel as well. As far as central characters of Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi are concerned they might return in the sequel as well.
Story Of Pacific Rim 2
Not much is known about the plot of Pacific Rim 2. During an Interview Del Toro stated that the story of the sequel will begin a few years after the events of the first film. Del toro is more interested in showing the origins of the Kaiju in the sequel so we might see where it all started. There was also a rumor regarding Godzilla and Pacific rim cross over. Del Toro showed interest in that but there is little to no chance that this idea will come into action in near future. Del toro has promised that there will a lot more Kaijus than the original film and they all will be connected to each other mentally thus becoming more powerful. Del Toro also said that he is looking for a movie series so there will be more Pacific Rim movies and together they will complete a whole story.
Release Date of Pacific Rim 2
Legenday Pictures announced in April 2015 that Pacific Rim 2 will be released on 4th August 2017. The shooting of Pacific Rim 2 will start in November 2015.