Zilla fans’ waiting for the release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters would already be aware that the next film in the MonsterVerse is a crossover project titled Godzilla vs. Kong. The movie is being directed by Adam Wingard with returning cast Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgard, and Eiza Gonzalez.
Talking to Empire for their recent issue, Dougherty spoke about his upcoming sequel to the 2014 Godzilla film and teased what fans should be expecting from the other titans. The director also discussed working on the Godzilla vs. Kong script with his writing partner Zach Shields.
“That was a blast. To be able to write pages for King Kong. I love the trend of the cinematic universe – the whole idea was really pioneered by Toho back in the ‘50s and ‘60s. As a fanboy, there’s never been a better time to be alive.”
Though he seemed to have enjoyed working on the crossover title, the King of the Monsters director is rooting for Gojira.
Dougherty also joked that watching the two fight each other is a tad upsetting that “It’s like hearing your parents fight in the room next door.” But when the director was pushed to answer whose corner he’s really in he says, “Godzilla’s Godzilla. Let’s be honest. What is a king to a god?”
Godzilla vs. Kong filming was taking place in Hawaii. Later in January, The project’s production moved to Gold Coast.
According to Brisbane times, filming is next expected to take place in Brisbane sometime at the end of March. The shoot will take place during the evenings with “smoke, simulated weapons and armoured vehicles”, according to a presentation to Brisbane City Council’s infrastructure committee this week.
the Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse crossover title Godzilla vs. Kong is scheduled to release on March 13, 2020. The upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters will hit theaters on May 31.
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