Toro enthusiastic about Pacific Rim 2

MUMBAI: With the big screen promos going viral for Guillermo del Toro‘s upcoming sci- fi action, Pacific Rim, Toro is already conceiving the idea for a sequel. Guillermo del Toro who has Blade 2 and Pan‘s Labyrinth.


Pacific Rim which is slated to hit the screens on 12 July; plays around a scientific plot of alien invasion threatening the Earth‘s existence, and Earth‘s giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace and with Hellboy to his credit he has also helmed Spanish dark fantasies including The Devil‘s Backbone (2001).

While commenting over plans for the sequel, Toro mockingly remarked of a Mexican Jaeger in the sequel. Planning a mega franchise on these lines he added," Having had two to three years pass from the first Pacific Rimto the second movie, we can also prepare a good video game, continue the graphic novel and continue the mythology,"



The Legendary studio‘s Pacific Rim includes Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba and Charlie Day in its leading cast. While has co- written the script along with Travis Beacham are also planning to write a prequel graphic novel to extend the franchise.


However Legendary CEO Thomas Tull plays it carefully about the sequel by stating "We‘d like to do it but it‘s up to the audience. Ultimately we‘ll have to see how it does."

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