The monsters and machines movie doesn’t even come out until July 12, 2013, but a sequel to Pacific Rim is already on the drafting table. Director Guillermo del Toro has started work on a follow up script to the Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures movie with Travis Beacham, Deadline has confirmed. Beacham, who wrote the screenplay to Pacific Rim, has already been at work on a graphic novel prequel to the film expected out next year.

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