EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Pictures has set Steven S. DeKnight to approach Pacific Rim 2, a follow-up to Guillermo del Toro and Travis Beacham’s epic 2013 action-adventure film. The stream book was combined by Jon Spaihts formed on characters combined by Beacham and del Toro. Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, del Toro and Mary Parent are producing and Jillian Share will be executive producer. Universal Pictures will recover a film worldwide in 3D. Del Toro’s 2013 film grossed $411 million worldwide. About 75 percent of that came from overseas, and it was a large strike in China, where it was value $111 million.
Pacific Rim 2 outlines DeKnight’s underline directorial debut. He many recently served as executive author and conduct author of Marvel’s Daredevil for Netflix. DeKnight combined a general strike series Spartacus for Starz and has written, destined and constructed on such radio array as Joss Whedon’s Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel and Dollhouse, as good as Smallville.
Spaihts recently scripted Prometheus with Damon Lindelof. Both DeKnight and Spaihts are repped by CAA, and a clerk is managed by Circle of Confusion. It’s another big-scale film on a Legendary slate, that has Warcraft opening Jun 10 and The Great Wall bowing Feb 17, 2017.