Fantasy Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

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The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.

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Awaiting Release
RELEASE DATE:
May 31, 2019 (Theaters)

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Rated PG-13 for "sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language."
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PROJECT DETAILS:
Filmed in Atlanta, Georgia.
Actress Zhang Ziyi plays "a significant figure within the covert Monarch organization."
Actress Sally Hawkins reprises her role of "Dr. Vivienne Graham from 2014’s Godzilla."
O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton) is in negotiations to join the cast.
Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights, Bloodline) is set to play Millie Bobby Brown's father in the film.
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven from Stranger Things) is the first name added to the cast.
Krampus writers Michael Dougherty (Trick 'r Treat) and Zach Shields are working on the latest script, with Michael Dougherty directing.
Gareth Edwards (Godzilla, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) was originally going to direct, but has since left the project for unknown reasons. A decision that was reportedly "amicable" between Edwards and the studio. (5/13/16)
Previously had a June 8th 2018 then a March 22, 2019 theatrical release.
Writer Max Borenstein had an interview recently where he gave some minor details on what to expect from the film, saying: "I’m writing it now, and it’s really going to be great. I don’t want to go off book and tell you anything that I’m not allowed to tell you. The response to the first film was really exciting, but now that that world is established, we can do bigger and even better things. We’re really stoked." (8/10/15)
Max Borenstein returns to script.
It's said that Godzilla will fight against either Rodan, Mothra or King Ghidorah in this film.
This will be followed up by Godzilla vs. Kong.
The first film scored the second biggest weekend of 2014, opening at $93-million domestically and then another $103-million globally.
The sequel to the 2014 US remake.


 

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Glad they are bringing back Ken Wattanabe for this sequel. Good actor who brought some credibility in the first flick. (Along with Bryan Cranston and Juliette Binoche, although their characters were killed in the first one. )

I recall being in the minority of people who thought this first movie was worth seeing, although I'm glad I did so with dvd and not in theatre.

Also growing nostalgic hearing about Kong and Godzilla, being that King Kong vs Godzilla of the sixties was one of the first movies I saw in the theatres by myself. Along with Fantastic Voyage. Hope the plot and special effects do this story justice.......







"The arrogance of men is thinking nature is in our control and not the other way around. Let them fight."
 

Tom

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I'm just flat out 'stoked' about this film AND the King Kong VS Godzilla film from Legendary.
I'm also hoping for a continuation of Toho's Shin Godzilla.
Shin Godzilla is much better in english dub.
 

Gurney Man

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I wonder if they'll have two different endings for the new Godzilla vs Kong that they did in the old King Kong vs Godzilla. In the Japanese release of the film way back then, Godzilla won their battle, whereas in the American version of the film, Kong won out in the end.





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Tom

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) CAM copies have hit the interwebs.
I don't watch the CAM copies tho.
I'm going to see it in 3d tomorrow at 2:55pm.
My current GF hasn't seen a 3d movie in theaters since Jaws 3d.
She has no idea what she is in for, hahaha.
 

Kevin

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Mrs. Kevin actually wants to see this one so I'm hoping we get a chance to see it in the theater soon. It's not often she wants to see one of my kind of movies so I need act while I can. :D

not interested in any Kong movies.
Not even the next movie in the series being Godzilla vs. Kong?
 
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Tom

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Kevin - go see it, its worth it.
I was flat out amazed with the film and it gave me something I always imagined in the Godzilla franchise.
I've Watched it 3 other times online (crappy cam copy) and it still holds up as a pinnacle of Godzilla films.
Walking out of the theater after seeing this I was saying " Now THAT is what a Godzilla film should be!"

Won't spoil it but let me say Godzilla is a God and Kong is a king.
Absolutely no competition.
Godzilla is just flat out a Bad-asssss!

I saw some inconsistencies in the film but they are not really important or significant to the story.
Example; A MUTO is seen a few times.
According to the first film, Godzilla stopped and killed the only two MUTOs, ending their line.
The MUTO present in this film, breaks the rationality of the first film and was not necessary for the impact of the ending.
The MUTO was not needed and shouldn't be there.
Not really a spoiler because the MUTO depicted was not part of the focus of the film.
I was just wondering why the movie makers included it.
Why not substitute it with another, different kaiju?

I watched Kong:Skull Island again last night.
I watched Godzilla: King of the Monsters tonight.
There is no way, no matter how big they make Kong, that he will be able to take on Godzilla.
Godzilla is just too powerful, flat out, awesome (as in inspiring Awe).

Have fun!
 
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