Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures just released a new full trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters. The sci-fi creature feature, which was previously referred to as Godzilla 2, was directed by Michael Dougherty from a script he co-wrote with Zach Shields.
2014’s Godzilla was directed by Gareth Edwards (Rogue One) and starred Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Elizabeth Olsen. The sequel features Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, and Millie Bobby Brown. Bradley Whitford, Thomas Middleditch, Charles Dance, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds, and Zhang Ziyi also star in Godzilla: King of the Monsters.
Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, Brian Rogers, Thomas Tull, and Jon Jashni produced. Zach Shields, Barry H. Waldman, Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Yoshimitsu Banno, and Kenji Okuhira served as executive producers.
The behind the scenes team includes Godzilla director of photography Lawrence Sher, production designer Scott Chambliss, editor Roger Barton, costume designer Louise Migenbach, and VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron.
Warner Bros Pictures is planning a May 31, 2019 theatrical release in 2D, 3D, and IMAX. The action adventure film’s earned a PG-13 rating from the MPAA for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language.
2014’s Godzilla rang up $93 million domestically over its first weekend in theaters. The much-anticipated rebirth of Godzilla films finished its theatrical run with a gross of $529 million. Warner Bros is currently working on the next film in the Godzilla franchise, Godzilla vs. Kong, which has a target release date of May 22, 2020.
“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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