The MonsterVerse returns next year, Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures have finally revealed the title and teaser for the latest installment of the beloved franchise, the title will be, “Godzilla x Kong : The New Empire” and will serve as a direct sequel to “Godzilla vs. Kong.”
Adam Wingard returned to the director’s chair after directing the first of the team-up films which followed in the wake of “Godzilla,” “Kong: Skull Island” and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”. Rebecca Hall also returns to star in the film as Dr. Ilene Andrews alongside Brian Tyree Henry, who plays Bernie Hayes, and Kaylee Hottle as Jia. New cast members to the franchise include Dan Stevens, Fala Chen, and Rachel House, whose roles remain under wraps. Simon Barrett pens the screenplay for the film.
So far, there’s no specific details on the upcoming film still remain under wraps, but the teaser does feature Kong as he sits on his throne amid the skeletal ruins of the Earth. With a title hinting at a New Empire, plenty of speculation can be led from the mysterious nature of the upcoming project, however the film will focus on the two titular titans.
Here’s the official Synopsis: “This latest entry in the Monsterverse franchise follows up the explosive showdown of Godzilla vs. Kong with an all-new cinematic adventure, pitting the almighty Kong and the fearsome Godzilla against a colossal undiscovered threat hidden within our world, challenging, their very existence—and our own. The epic new film will delve further into the histories of these Titans, their origins, and the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond, while uncovering the mythic battle that helped forge these extraordinary beings and tied them to humankind forever.”
“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” opens in theaters and IMAX on March 15, 2024.