'Pacific Rim 2' Moves Ahead Without Guillermo del Toro Directing The on-again, off-again talk about a sequel to Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim has taken a very positive spin. Steven S. DeKnight has been hired to direct Pacific Rim 2, according to Deadline, and Universal Pictures will release it in 3D worldwide. DeKnight cut his teeth writing for television, first for MTV's Undressed, then for Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel (on which he began serving as a producer as well), and Smallville. He scored big by creating...Read MoreRead Comments