Pacific Rim 2 Release Date News: Universal Pictures moved back the release dates for a slate of upcoming movies, including “Warcraft,” “The Mummy” reboot and “Pacific Rim 2.”
According to Variety, the “Pacific Rim 2″ release date was been pushed from April 2, 2017, to August 4, 2017.
Guillermo del Toro will return to direct the sequel.
“The characters I love will return,” del Toro said last June.
“Raleigh, Mako, Newt, Gottlieb and who knows, maybe even Hannibal Chau – but we are taking them into a fresh territory that will display amazing sights and battles.
The first film set the stage and now we’re ready to have a blast.” Guillermo del Toro has said that the film will follow Raleigh (Charlie Hunnam) and Mako (Rinko Kikuchi), from the original 2013 action adventure film.
Pacific Rim 2 will arrive in 3D which may explain the delay.
“Warcraft,” based on Blizzard Entertainment’s hit videogame “World of Warcraft,” was pushed back from March 11, 2016, to June 10, 2016. The next movie in the Universal franchise Fast and Furious 8 will hit theaters in April 2017.
The reboot of the “Mummy” franchise was moved almost a year back, from June 24, 2016, to March 24, 2017.
Tom Cruise’s “Mena,” will be released Jan.