The underwater aliens of "Pacific Rim" will make landfall yet again.
Universal has announced that it has greenlit a sequel to the
The move comes several weeks after Del Toro told Buzzfeed that he and screenwriter
Plot details for “Pacific Rim 2” are scant thus far. Billed as the “next chapter of the epic action-adventure” by Universal, the film will see the return of characters Raleigh Becket (
Though the original film was considered only a modest success when
The studio could also benefit from the new release date. Unlike "Pacific Rim," which premiered alongside summer blockbusters in July 2013, the sequel will drop in the spring, when competition and expectations are lower.