Guillermo Del Toro’s 2013 hit Pacific Rim was a commercial and critical success and it also has the honour of being his most profitable movie to date. So with great success, comes a sequel dubbed Pacific Rim : Maelstrom however we haven’t heard much from it due to delays. With production now in full swing a the second installment is marching closer. Scott Eastwood ( Fast and Furious 8) , John Boyega ( Star Wars: The Force Awakens) have been attached to the project as well as talks of the return of Ron Perlman (Hell boy).
Variety has reported that the the film has now found its female lead. Singer and Pop-star Cailee Spaeny has landed the role. Spaeny is best known for her YouTube and Vimeo channel where she sings. So this is her most high -profile role yet in her acting career. Pacific Rim :Maelstrom is slated for February 2018 release.