The main cast members and character details have been unveiled for Apple TV+’s upcoming Godzilla spinoff series, set in Warner Bros.’ and Legendary’s MonsterVerse.
The upcoming series is being produced by Legendary Television for Apple TV+ and takes place after the events of Godzilla: King of the Monsters. As well as the Godzilla films, the MonsterVerse comprises Kong: Skull Island and the crossover Godzilla vs. Kong. A new film set in the MonsterVerse was recently announced for release in 2024.
Meet The Cast Of The MonsterVerse Series
The MonsterVerse TV series, which is currently untitled, will take place following “the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco and the shocking new reality that monsters are real,” according to the series’ official synopsis. At the heart of the series is “one family’s journey to uncover its buried secrets and a legacy linking them to the secret organization known as Monarch.” Monarch has appeared in all of the MonsterVerse films so far.
TV Line has also confirmed the central cast members of the new series, which includes Kiersey Clemons of Zack Snyder’s Justice League:
” – Anna Sawai (Pachinko…) as Cate, a former schoolteacher and G-Day survivor who travels to Japan to settle family affairs but instead uncovers a family secret.
– Kiersey Clemons (Transparent…) as May, an American ex-pat with a roguish exterior that she uses to protect herself as well as others.
– Joe Tippett (Mare of Easttown) as Tim, an office drone who dreams of secret agent adventure.
– Elisa Lasowski (Versailles) as Duvall, an expert operative with unwavering confidence in herself and her skills.
– Newcomer Ren Watabe as Kentaro, an intelligent, creative and curious young man who has yet to find his own path and embarks on a quest to learn more about his revered yet mysterious father.
The upcoming Apple TV+ MonsterVerse series is co-created by Chris Black (Star Trek: Enterprise), who is also the series’ showrunner, and Matt Fraction (Hawkeye). WandaVision director Matt Shakman will direct the first two episodes, as well as serving as an executive producer on the series.
Here is the synopsis for Apple TV’s as-yet-untitled MonsterVerse series:
Following the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco and the shocking new reality that monsters are real, the series explores one family’s journey to uncover its buried secrets and a legacy linking them to the secret organization known as Monarch.
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Source: TV Line