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Matt McGloin

Pacific Rim 2 Is A Go; Steven DeKnight To Direct



Pacific Rim 2 is a go.

While there has been question if the sequel would ever get made - Universal Studios recently yanked Pacific Rim 2 from its release date schedule - now Guillermo Del Toro offers an update.

Guillero Del Toro took to Twitter to offer that good news is coming about Pacific Rim 2.

"Good news will break soon on Pacific Rim 2!! Stay tuned!!" the tweet reads.

A second tweeted then stated Steven DeKnight (Daredevil, Spartacus) will be directing.

"Met w DeKnight and we are all so happy with our choice to take Pac Rim 2 to where we know it can go!!" Guillermo Del Toro said.

A third tweet read: "Now Pac Rim is a known property and we can expand big!"

Pacific Rim 2 marks the directorial debut for Steven DeKnight; Deadline also reports Pacific Rim 2 will be released in 3D.

The first Pacific Rim grossed $411 million worldwide back in 2013. No release date for Pacific Rim 2 has been set as of yet.