The upcoming Godzilla sequel has added its latest cast member as West Wing and Transparent star Bradley Whitford had joined the growing cast of Godzilla: King of the Monsters. No details were revealed regarding his character as story plots are still being kept under wrap.
Whitford joins previously announced cast members Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights, Bloodline), Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Aisha Hinds (Under the Dome), Randy Havens (Stranger Things), Anthony Ramos (Hamilton), Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley), Charles Dance (Alien 3), with returning cast member Sally Hawkins as Vivienne Graham. The film is set to start production later this month in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Godzilla sequel will then be followed by Godzilla Vs Kong featuring the two iconic creatures as this will mark as the first crossover film in Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse with Warner Bros. The film, which comes out in theaters on May 22, 2020, will be directed by Adam Wingard (2016’s Blair Witch)
Michael Dougherty’s Godzilla: King of Monsters is set to hit theaters on March 22, 2019.
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10 ‘Godzilla’ Kaiju That Need To Be In The MonsterVerse
With both 2014’s Godzilla and this year’s Kong: Skull Island managing to outperform expectations, the MonsterVerse from Legendary Pictures and Warner Brothers is off to a good start. That being said, there’s room for growth amongst the roster of kaiju – thus far, only five classic kaiju have been confirmed to exist in the MonsterVerse: Godzilla, King Kong, Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah, and of those, we’ve only seen two of them in action. Should the series continue to succeed, the setting’s going to need more than original monsters like the M.U.T.O. and the Skullcrawlers – it will need to pull in some fan-favorite monsters from the classic creature features to keep things interesting. Here are ten of Toho’s best kaiju that would make fine additions to the MonsterVerse, with explanations of who they are and why they need to be a part of the setting.