Newswire: Guillermo del Toro calls bullshit on Pacific Rim 2 not happening

Recent turmoil at Legendary Pictures—the production company behind Pacific Rim—has led to a situation in which Guillermo del Toro’s planned sequel to his movie, about how giant monsters fighting robots can be slightly underwhelming, is being delayed indefinitely. It was disappointing news for fans of the kaiju-smashing film, but you know who’s not sweating it? Guillermo del Toro.

Entertainment Weekly reports the ever-optimistic director is refuting the idea that his blockbuster excuse for playing with toys isn’t happening. “We are still turning in a screenplay and a budget in three weeks,” Del Toro said, probably while swinging action figures around in an arc and making the “Pew! Pew!” laser-gun sound. “As far as I’m concerned, it’s not gone. We’re still on it.” He admits there may be a delay, but if so, it’ll merely be a short-lived one. “It moved further …

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