4 December 2012 1:54 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Very few, if any at all, have managed to see Guillermo del Toro.s Pacific Rim, his massive robots-versus-monsters blockbuster that will storm theaters next summer. But here.s how you know that it.s a guaranteed smash hit long before a full trailer even hits screens: producers are getting the ball rolling on a sequel. Legendary has reportedly hired Travis Beacham to begin writing the screenplay for a Pacific Rim sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Beacham wrote a spec script for Del Toro.s initial Rim, collaborating with the director on what has become a massive story about humanity using skyscraper-sized robots to beat back creatures that emerge from other worlds beneath the seas. The trade confirms that Del Toro plans to co-write the sequel, but has yet to sign on to direct it (and likely will have to pass because of the various additional projects he has »

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