Deadline, who previously reported of Pacific Rim 2's new release date, also landed an exclusive on a potential new cast member. Scott Eastwood, son of the great Clint Eastwood, is being eyed by Legendary Pictures for a crucial part in Pacific Rim 2.
Due to the lack of information about the production, both story wise and how the transition from Guillermo del Toro to Steven S. DeKnight happened, there's no information on who Eastwood might play. Should he accept, however, it would be a key part in the film with John Boyega.
Eastwood will next be seen in this summer's Suicide Squad, followed by Snowden this fall. He's currently filming for next summer's Fast 8.
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Pacific Rim Uprising March 23rd, 2018
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Steven S. DeKnight is set to direct Legendary's PACIFIC RIM 2 (Pacific Rim Uprising), the follow-up to the epic action-adventure Guillermo del Toro created with 2013's hit original film, with a script penned by Zak Penn, Jon Spaights and del Toro. The producers are Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, del Toro, Mary Parent and Callum Greene. Jillian Share will executive produce. Universal Pictures will release the film worldwide in 3D.
Directed by Steven S. DeKnight, Pacific Rim Uprising's release date is March 23rd, 2018.
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