Universal Pictures have announced a new release date for Pacific Rim 2, the sequel movie to Legendary’s to Pacific Rim.

The new date was stated as February 23, 2018.

The announcement reaffirmed the earlier announcement that Star Wars: The Force Awakens star, John Boyega would star as Pacific Rim 2’s leading man.

Boyega, the actor of Nigerian decent will play the son of Idris Elba’s character Stacker Pentecost from the first film.

Production for the film based on the world created by Guillermo del Toro and Travis Beacham begins in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Idris Elba and Charlie Hunnam, the 2013 original stars shot up 411 million dollars worldwide with its overseas take more than tripling the domestic take.

Del Toro directed the film based on a script he wrote with Beacham.

We hope the sequel is as good as the original.


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