New footage from the set of Apple TV+’s upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters MonsterVerse spin-off series teases the arrival of a kaiju from the depths.
The new series is set to further explore the secret organization Monarch, which has been featured in all of the MonsterVerse films so far. It is set after the events of Godzilla: King of the Monsters and prior to Godzilla vs. Kong.
The new set video shows filming taking place on Australia’s Gold Coast in Queensland, with a monster apparently emerging from the ocean.
It Came From Beneath The Sea
The footage from the set of the Godzilla spin-off series shows the Gold Coast doubling for Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro, with Brazilian flags dotted along the set, along with Brazilian police and military forces.
In the footage, extras can be seen being directed to watch in horror as a monster – to be added in later as a CGI element – rises from the sea. The extras then scream in terror and run from the unseen kaiju. It is not clear which monster is appearing in the scene, or whether it will even be one monster movie fans are familiar with.
Check out the set video from the Godzilla MonsterVerse series, shared by 7News Brisbane, below:
The currently untitled MonsterVerse series will follow the story of one family with links to Monarch. Father and son MCU stars Kurt and Wyatt Russell were recently confirmed to be appearing in the series, which is being produced by Legendary Television.
Here is the synopsis for the 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.
Created by Matt Fraction and Chris Black, the upcoming series stars Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Ren Watabe, Kiersey Clemons, Joe Tippett, and Elisa Lasowski. WandaVision‘s Matthew Shakman is directing two episodes of the series. Safehouse Pictures’ Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold along with Toho Co.’s Hiro Matsuoka and Takemasa Arita are also on board as executive producers.
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