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Guillermo del Toro Talks 'Pacific Rim' Sequel Ideas

CBM: Director Guillermo del Toro’s giant-robots giant-robots-versus-giant-mons ters sci-fi action epic Pacific Rim won’t stomp into theaters until July 12, but the film’s backers already see its franchise potential as, well, giant—so much so that a sequel was greenlit before the movie was finished. After the first screening, Legendary Entertainment CEO Thomas Tull immediately told del Toro to start writing a follow-up. “He said, ‘Do you think you can come up with a great idea?’ ” del Toro remembers. “I said, ‘F—, yeah!’ ! Because on the way to the finished screenplay, there were entire angles and ideas that we chopped off because they were too much.”

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RetrospectRealm1298d ago

I hate how they discuss sequel ideas when the movie isn't even out yet...

ajax171298d ago

Especially when he should be talking about Hellboy 3! Damn it, Guillermo! Why do you have to crush my Hellboy dreams!

ironfist921298d ago

Pacific Rim 2: Bigger Bots, Bigger Aliens.

Michael Bay, eat your heart out.

But seriously, get your ass to making Hellboy 3 before Ron Perlman dies...

Hergula1298d ago

I think that Pacific Rim will definitely be getting a sequel, and hopefully a trilogy, yet a lot hands on how well it does.

Honestly though, it seems like Pacific Rim is going to be phenomenal.

StarWarsFan1288d ago

I think they should hold back on discussing sequel ideas before the first one has even come out. It comes off as pretty arrogant. And I don't think anything says that Pacific Rim is a sure hit.