Pacific Rim 2 is already in the works. Director Steven DeKnight revealed they have started filming the highly anticipated movie. See details of Pacific Rim 2 cast as well.
The cast of Pacific Rim 2 are currently in Australia for their shoots and will proceed to China. Several fans would be delighted to know that Chinese actor Zhang Jin is added to the cast. Jin’s involvement in Pacific Rim 2 is expected to bring more popularity to the upcoming movie.
Other Chinese stars that are part of the cast of Pacific Rim 2 are Wesley Wong, Lily Ji, Qian and Yong Chen. The film also includes Chen Zitong, Lang Yingying and Xiao Yang. Dr. Jack Gao of the Beijing Wanda Cultural Industry Group said they are very excited that they have such amazing Chinese talent joining the film.
Pacific Rim 2 Plot
Gao revealed that the new story of Pacific Ring has a strong connection to China. He said the great Chinese cast will help bring the story to life. Spoilers for Pacific Rim 2 suggest that the sequel will take place after the defeat of the Kaijus.
This does not mean though that the battle between the Kaiju and the human race is through. Fans can expect that the Kaijus are set to make a comeback for the sequel. It seems Pacific Rim 2 will tell more of their history and origin.
Pacific Rim 2 is under the direction of Steven S. DeKnight. Guillermo del Toro, Thomas Tull, Mary Parent and Jon Jashni are the producers of the film. Pacific Rim earned $112 in China. Now that the second film is making China its key element, Pacific Rim 2 will most likely be a hit in the said country.