Actor Nick Tarabay, known for roles on Spartacus and Arrow, has joined the cast of Pacific Rim: Maelstrom. The sequel to the 2013 Guillermo del Toro flick started filming this week in Australia.
Steven S. DeKnight is directing the film. Previously, DeKnight served as showrunner on the likes of Spartacus and Season 1 of Marvel's Daredevil Netflix series.
Tarabay joins a cast that includes John Boyega, Scott Eastwood and Jing Tian.
John Boyega took to social media earlier this week to confirm the film's title.
Thomas Tull, Mary Parent, Jon Jashni, and del Toro will produce the action adventure film along with Boyega and Femi Oguns under their Upper Room Productions shingle. Cale Boyter will executive produce.
The first film, set in the near future with Earth at war with monsters that emerged from an interdimensional portal at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, grossed $410-Million worldwide.
Plot details for the sequel are being kept under raps at this time.
Pacific Rim: Maelstrom hits theatres on February 22, 2018.
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