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The first trailer for Pacific Rim hasn’t even been released, but Legendary Pictures is confident enough in the movie to already begin hiring for the sequel. THR reports Travis Beacham (Pacific Rim, Clash of the Titans) has been hired to work on the screenplay for Pacific Rim 2.

Beacham created on the original spec script for Pacific Rim that was purchased by Legendary Pictures and has also written the story for the prequel comic that will be released next year. Pacific Rim will be released to theaters on July 12th and the first trailer is expected next week. Here’s more information on the first movie and prequel comic:

Pacific Rim: “When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special »

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