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.

CURRENT STATUS:
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.


 

Gurney Man

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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.......







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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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