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Well, the viral campaign has started, the first trailer should be dropping later this month, and even it's not due until next summer, in the movie world that doesn't matter as developmenet on "Pacific Rim 2" is already under way. It was just a few weeks ago that the first rumblings of a followup surfaced, and now it's confirmed that work is starting. THR reports that Travis Beacham, who penned "Pacific Rim," will team with Guillermo Del Toro to co-write the sequel. “We certainly started tossing ideas for possibilities of a sequel and [writer] Travis Beacham and I are writing a proposal of ideas, but at the same time I know I don’t want to do that next," Del Toro said in November."I want to do something else, I want to do something in a different genre that’s not so big." And indeed, Del Toro just yesterday signed to »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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