Warner Bros. & Legendary Pictures’ big project ““Than,『 It turned out that a new movie (title undecided) will be produced. Director Adam Wingard, who took the megaphone in “Godzilla vs. Kong”, is in talks to continue casting.. The Hollywood Reporter reports.
“MonsterVerse” started with “GODZILLA Godzilla” released in 2014, followed by “King Kong: Skull Island Giant God” (2017) and “Godzilla King of Monsters” (2019). The latest work is “Godzilla vs. Kong”, which was released overseas in March 2021 (scheduled to be released on May 14 in Japan). The two big monsters, Godzilla and King Kong, finally faced each other directly and were produced as a culmination of MonsterVerse.
In “Godzilla vs. Kong”, MonsterVerse seemed to close the curtain, but it is reported that the production legendary is currently undertaking one or more new projects. Details are hidden,The title candidate for the next work is “Son of Kong”It is reported that. In Japanese, it means “Kong’s son.” Also, as a work depicting the confrontation between monsters, director Adam Wingard of “Godzilla vs. Kong” is in the initial contract negotiations. There are no plans at this time regarding the production schedule for the new movie.
A major factor paving the way for MonsterVerse to continue is the success of Godzilla vs. Kong. The film was a huge hit when it was released overseas at the end of March 2021, and as of April 26, it had worldwide box office revenue of $ 406.6 million. It is the largest movie released after the pandemic of the new coronavirus.Wingard himself, not only as a director, but also building the story of “Godzilla vs. Kong”It is said that he contributed greatly to the concept of the scene, and already with Legendary about the future MonsterVerseHave devised many ideas“.
By the way, currently, Director Wingard is the movie version of the science fiction anime “Thundercats” of the same name that gained popularity in the United States in the 1980s, and the action movie “Face / Off” starring John Travolta & Nicolas Cage W 』(1997) will take a megaphone in the new movie.