Apple TV+’s upcoming live action Godzilla and Titan series has cast Anna Sawai(Pachinko), Ren Watabe (461 Days of Bento), Kiersey Clemons(Hearts Beat Loud), Joe Tippertt(Mare of Easttown)and Elisa Lasawski(Versailles). The untitled project is based on Legendary’s Monsterverse franchise.
Sawai will star as ‘Cate,’ a former schoolteacher and a G-Day survivor who travels to Japan to settle family affairs but instead uncovers a family secret. Tired of running from her problems, she is determined to find answers.
Watabe will portray ‘Kentaro,’ an intelligent, creative, and curious young man who has yet to find his own path. He will embark on a quest to learn more about his revered yet mysterious father and discover his own talents in the process. Clemons will portray ‘May,’ an American ex-pat with a roguish exterior that she uses to protect herself as well as others. Whether it be deciphering a code or finding the loophole, she is always three steps ahead of everyone around her.
Clemons, she’ll play May, an American ex-pat with a rough exterior that she uses to protect herself and others. Using her deciphering skills and abilities to find loopholes, May is always three steps ahead of the people around her. When it comes to Tippett’s Tim, he’s an office drone who dreams of taking on a secret agent adventure but has some trouble in the field when overconfidence comes into play.
Lasowski’s Duvall is described as an expert operative who has unwavering confidence in herself and her skills. Attached to the project as a director is Matthew Shakman who has worked on shows like WandaVision and The Great.
The Monsterverse series explore the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco and the shocking new reality that monsters are real. It will explore one family’s journey to uncover its buried secrets and a legacy linking them to the secret organization known as Monarch.
Matthew Shakman will direct the first two episodes and serve as executive producer on the series and executive produced by co-creators Chris Black, who serves as showrunner, and Matt Fraction. The series is also executive produced by Safehouse Pictures’ Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell. Executive producing for Toho Co. Ltd. is Hiro Matsuoka and Takemasa Arita. Toho is the owner of Godzilla and other classic characters and has licensed the rights to Legendary for this series.