"Pacific Rim" Director Mentions Desire to Cast "Game of Thrones" Actress, Plus Japanese Influences

Film still delayed indefinitely

News for the Pacific Rim sequel was mixed this week. Variety noted that Universal Pictures removed the feature from its release calendar, but insisted that it is still happening. A statement from Universal and Legendary Entertainment, the film’s primary financial backer, said that while the film is being delayed indefinitely, the extra time would be used to ensure that the follow-up is “the vanguard, fully-immersive experience that the franchise deserves.  Meanwhile, director Guillermo del Toro talked up the project, mentioning some dream-casting of Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones' Arya Stark).







Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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