The impossibly busy writer/director is expected to create the series outline with Steven Thompson (Doctor Who, Sherlock) and to direct the pilot, according to Bloody Disgusting. The site reports the synopsis as follows:
“About the worldwide search by a young doctor for the most evil sociopath that has ever lived. He is a 12-year old boy, and the doctorâ€™s decision to save his life has unwittingly unleashed a Pandoraâ€™s Box that leaves the doc battling to stop a plot of mass genocide.â€ť
Pacific Rim will be released on 12 July 2013. You can buy Hellboy 1 and 2 on DVD for ÂŁ6 at Amazon.co.uk.