Guillermo Del Toro Submits Script And Budget For 'Pacific Rim 2' Guillermo Del Toro offered some updates on Pacific Rim 2, and announced that the script is finished and it's been submitted to Legendary/Universal.The sequel was originally set to hit theaters in summer of 2017, but that's since change and the date has yet to be announced. Del Toro is suppose to start work on the low-budget vampire movie Silva, which means 2018 is probably the earliest release date for Pacific Rim 2. Check out Del Toro's tweet below:PACIFIC RIM 2: Budget and script went in. No answers yet. If anything happens, I will post.