A sequel to Universal Pictures’ blockbuster mecha film Pacific Rim is coming. Director Steven DeKnight and star John Boyega revealed both the title of the upcoming sequel, Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, and that filming had just begun.
The original Pacific Rim was a huge success and managed to pay homage to classic Japanese kaiju films while not being too cliched or campy. Huge robot and monster movie fans have a little while to wait still, though. Production has just started on Pacific Rim: Maelstrom and it’s not slated to hit theaters until February 23, 2018.
[via Entertainment Weekly]
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