Pacific Rim

Buried within last week’s news about Guillermo del Toro taking over James Cameron’s Fantastic Voyage remake was a minor update on the long-suffering Pacific Rim 2. The prognosis didn’t look good — the only reason del Toro even had room in his schedule for Fantastic Voyage was because Pacific Rim 2 was “off the table indefinitely.”

But there’s no need to abandon all hope just yet. Del Toro insists Pacific Rim 2 could still happen. And while you may assume that’s just his stubborn optimism talking, there’s an actual, concrete reason to believe he may be right.  Read More »

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Pacific Rim

Universal pushed Pacific Rim 2 off its calendar completely last month, but Guillermo del Toro has insisted he’s still working on it. And he wasn’t lying. According to his latest update, Pacific Rim 2 has now submitted a new draft of the script and a budget. Now all it needs is a green light from the studio. Read del Toro’s Pacific Rim 2 update after the jump.  Read More »

Maisie Williams in Pacific Rim 2

The future of Pacific Rim 2 was uncertain for a little bit, but Universal Pictures is supposedly still dedicated to making the sequel at some point, even though they took it off their 2017 release calendar. And it sounds like Guillermo del Toro is still eyeing certain stars for the sequel, and he just revealed one of the hopefuls.

The director posted on his recently created Twitter page that he had lunch with Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), and he very clearly indicated that he will have her on board for Pacific Rim 2. Read More »

Pacific Rim 2 release date cancelled

And the bad news continues for Guillermo del Toro and his fans. Universal Pictures has announced it’s pulling Pacific Rim 2 off its release calendar completely, following reports earlier this month that the project had been postponed or even cancelled. Meanwhile, Pitch Perfect 3 is moving back two weeks to fill Pacific Rim 2‘s old slot.

Read about the Pacific Rim 2 release date cancellation and the new Pitch Perfect 3 release date after the jump.  Read More »

Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim)

If Universal really is canceling the apocalypse, someone forgot to tell director Guillermo del Toro. Earlier this week we got the very discouraging news that Pacific Rim 2 had been “halted indefinitely,” and quite possibly scrapped altogether. But del Toro insists it’s still on. “As far as I’m concerned, it’s not gone,” he said. Read the Guillermo del Toro Pacific Rim 2 comments after the jump.  Read More »

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Pacific Rim 2 shoot date

Pacific Rim 2 has just hit a kaiju-sized roadblock. The sci-fi action sequel has reportedly been “halted indefinitely,” after rumors of delays circulated last week. That could mean the film will just arrive a bit later than we’d hoped; it may also mean it’ll never get made. More on the Pacific Rim 2 delay after the jump.  Read More »

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Pacific Rim 2 characters

When Guillermo del Toro said that Charlie Day and Burn Gorman’s scientists were the main characters of Pacific Rim 2, it suggested a drastic shift in focus from the Jaeger pilots who lead the first film, such as the one played by Charlie Hunnam.

Today del Toro was on a Television Critics Association panel for the second season of his FX series The Strain. After the panel I asked del Toro to clarify whether Hunnam would return, and/or take a backseat to Pacific Rim 2 characters played by Day and Gorman. Read More »