Movie News: Guillermo del Toro Talks PACIFIC RIM 2

Written by Andrew Pollard Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Movie News

With PACIFIC RIM in cinemas at present, director Guillermo del Toro is already looking at ways to handle a possible sequel. Del Toro has been speaking to MTV about a follow-up film. Be warned, major SPOILERS lie ahead if you’ve yet to see PACIFIC RIM.

On a sequel, del Toro revealed, “I’ll tell you a couple of things. We will have Gipsy 2.0 for sure. Second thing is you’re gonna see a merging of Kaiju and Jaeger. And that is quite special. Just think about it for a second. We sent Gipsy to the other side, right? It exploded, but whatever remains stays there. We drifted with a Kaiju brain. Well, the start riffing on that and you’ll get to something.”

As to whether a PACIFIC RIM 2 will actually happen, that’s still to be seen. The first film has currently taken $178.5 million across the globe, which really isn’t as much as it sounds in terms of what del Toro and Legendary Pictures would have been hoping for. Still, a sequel is a possibility...

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