Warner Bros. and Legendary’s monsterverse is set to continue with the upcoming release of Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, which is slated to hit theaters on March 15, 2024. The film serves as a follow-up to the highly successful Godzilla vs. Kong, which was released in March 2021.
Adam Wingard, who directed Godzilla vs. Kong, will be returning to helm the sequel. The cast will include returning actors Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, and Kaylee Hottle, alongside newcomers Dan Stevens, Fala Chen, and Rachel House.
In Godzilla vs. Kong, audiences were treated to an epic showdown between the two iconic monsters, as humanity watched on in awe. The sequel promises an even more exciting premise, with Godzilla and Kong teaming up to confront a world-ending threat that is too terrifying for either of them to face alone, according to the film’s official synopsis.
Godzilla vs. Kong was a massive success, grossing $470 million at the global box office during the pandemic. It was considered one of the early success stories of theaters reopening after mass closures. The film’s success bodes well for the upcoming release of Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, which will be the fifth installment in the Legendary and Warner Bros.’ monsterverse.
Fans of the franchise will undoubtedly be eagerly anticipating the release of the new film, and it will be interesting to see how it performs at the box office. With its winning formula of giant monsters, thrilling action, and stunning visuals, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.