Congratulations kaiju fans; the good news you’ve been waiting for is here.
Released in summer 2013, the first “Pacific Rim” failed to do any serious business in the U.S. but hopes for a sequel were kept alive thanks to a strong critical reaction and big business overseas. The first film focused on a world that had begun to be invaded by giant monsters known as kaiju and to fight the monsters humanity bands together to create giant robots called jaegers; think of it as a “Transformers” movie with heart and imagination. Legendary, the production company behind the first film, released a short video of director Guillermo del Toro this week to announce the sequel. Although the film is slated for an April, 2017 release there appears to be quite a bit of world building coming our way with comics and an animated series coming soon; take a look below at del Toro’s announcement and start getting excited for more kaiju and jaeger battles.
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