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‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel Coming to Theatres in April, 2017

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Guillermo del Toro, director of “Pacific Rim,” confirmed that a sequel, “Pacific Rim 2” is in the works and will be released on April 7, 2017.

Zak Penn will write the script in conjunction with del Toro; Thomas Tull and John Jashini will return as producers alongside Mary Parent, del Toro, and Callum Greene; and Jullian Share is attached as executive producer.

“Pacific Rim” takes place in 2020 where giant monsters referred to as kajus strike against cities across the globe and humanity creates the jagers, human piloted giant robots, to combat the kaju threat emanating out of a interdimentional portal in the pacific ocean.  It was directed by del Toro and starred Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba,Rinko Kikuchi,Charlie Day and Ron Perlman.

Pacific Rim 2 will be a continuation from the events of the first film and focus on Mako, Mori and Raleigh. Although we have a confirmed sequel and release date, there was no indication if any of the main cast of actors from the first film will be returning for the sequel.

Sources: IGN,Variety

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Corey MacDonald is a student of history, avid gamer and a science fiction fan. Corey graduated university with a history major and hoped to put it to good use, life had other plans. Wrote a blog for the gaming site Screwattack.com, between 2008-2009, and before that, writing for his high school newspaper as a political commentator as well as the newspapers chief photographer. Also writes movie reviews for Criticker.com.

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