Pacific Rim may have had some detractors, but I thought it was a great, old fashioned pile of sci fi awesome. When the movie only made 400 million, it was thought by many that the franchise was dead. Now, Guillermo Del Toro has announced that he’s currently working on the sequel. Here’s what he had to say during an interview where he was promoting his new FX series, The Strain:

“I’m working very, very hard with Zak Penn. We’ve been working for a few months now in secret. We found a way to twist it around. Travis Beacham [co-writer of the first film, now working on Fox’s Hieroglyph] was involved in the storyline and now I’m writing with Zak because Travis has become a TV mogul.”

SOurce: Collider