Guillermo del Toro is getting behind the camera one more time before returning to direct "Pacific Rim 2," a sequel to last summer's monster pic. Del Toro told Collider he will shoot a small black and white film beginning in either February or March.
The helmer has not yet tapped a cast, but he said he's interested in having "V for Vendetta" actor John Hurt and an actress whom he didn't name, but has said has appeared in a short and a feature.
Del Toro is in post-production for Legendary Pictures' "Crimson Peak." Similarly, in 2012, Joss Whedon shot the low-budget "Much Ado About Nothing" also in black and white, stretching his wings beyond comicbook fare.
Pre-production for "Pacific Rim 2" is slated to start next month and shooting will begin in late 2015. It will bow in theaters on April 7, 2017.
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