Kaiju fans rejoice! Long rumored to be in works, movie director Guillermo del Toro finally confirmed the sequel of Pacific Rim 2. Set to open in 2017, the new film will likely see the return of Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam), Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi), Dr. Newton “Newt” Geiszler (Charlie Day) and Hannibal Chau (Ron Perlman). del Toro also mentioned the addition of new cast members, more fierce Kaijus and Jaegers. With Zak Penn co-writing the script with del Toro, Pacific Rim 2 from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures will in theaters on April 7, 2017.