Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 by Angie Han
Pacific Rim: Maelstrom and Godzilla 2 are Pacific Rim: Maelstrom and Godzilla 2 no more, as Legendary has just announced new titles for both films. The former is currently in production with director Steven S. DeKnight and star John Boyega, and the latter is in pre-production with Krampus director Michael Dougherty. Find out the new Pacific Rim and Godzilla sequel titles below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Pacific Rim: Maelstrom began shooting earlier this month, but the cast has only grown larger since cameras started to roll. Nick Tarabay joined the cast just a few days ago and now Chinese actor and martial artist Zhang Jin has been added to the international ensemble.
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Posted on Friday, November 18th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Matt Damon isn’t even thinking about a new Jason Bourne movie right now.
- A Spartacus veteran joins the cast of Pacific Rim: Maelstrom.
- Isabela Moner describes her crazy first day on Transformers: The Last Knight.
- Don’t get your hopes up for The Goonies 2.
- Chris Tucker says they may get around to making Rush Hour 4 some day.
- Does a new clothing line tease Space Jam 2 details?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 by Angie Han
Pacific Rim‘s middling box office performance meant a sequel was never a sure thing, and for months things went back and forth. First it had a release date, and then it didn’t. Guillermo del Toro dropped out as director, but stayed on as producer and hired Daredevil‘s Steven S. DeKnight to helm. As of this year the project was officially back on, and now production is underway in Australia.
When Pacific Rim 2 charges in to re-cancel the apocalypse, though, it’ll be doing it under a slightly different title. Star John Boyega has shared the new official name of the movie. If you’ve been following this project for a while now, here’s a hint: you’re probably not going to be terribly surprised. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 by Angie Han
Pacific Rim may be all about robots and monsters, but it still hangs on a human element. In Pacific Rim 2, our species will be represented by John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, and now newcomer Cailee Spaeny, who’s just been cast as the female lead. Steven S. DeKnight (Netflix’s Daredevil) is directing the sequel to Guillermo del Toro‘s 2013 film. Read More »
Now that Daredevil season 1 showrunner Steven DeKnight is on board to direct a sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 gigantic monsters vs. huge mechs film Pacific Rim, Universal Pictures and Legendary have finally found a screenwriter to write it. Jurassic World co-writer Derek Connolly has been hired to pen Pacific Rim 2, which is currently going under the working title Pacific Rim: Maelstrom. Learn more about the Pacific Rim 2 screenwriter after the jump.
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