- Toho Studios released the first trailer for Godzilla minus onein which Japan struggles to survive and fight Godzilla after World War II.
- Godzilla minus one is the beginning of Toho’s plan to create a shared universe for the godzilla Series.
- Godzilla will continue to play a major role in Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse, returning alongside King Kong Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.
Toho Studios unleash the legendary Kaiju godzilla again in the first trailer Godzilla minus one, which you can read below. Courtesy of Toho Studios and robots, Godzilla minus one is the 37th film in the godzilla franchise (the fifth in the Reiwa era) and finds Japan struggling with the return of the monster amid the aftermath of World War II. Will the devastated humans be able to survive… let alone fight back?
“After the war, Japan’s economic condition was reduced to zero,” reads the official synopsis of Godzilla Minus One. “Godzilla appears and plunges the country into a negative state.”
Written and directed by Takashi Yamazaki, Godzilla minus one Stars Ryunosuke Kamiki (your name), Minami Hamabe (Shin Kamen Rider), Yuki Yamada (Fullmetal Alchemist: Revenge of Scar), Munetaka Aoki (The summary: No way out), Hidetaka Yoshioka (dr Kotō Shinryōjo), Sakura Ando (Monster) and Kuranosuke Sasaki (My home hero).
Toho previously revealed that their plan is to create a new shared universe for the godzilla Series similar to the hugely successful Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), with Godzilla minus one It is expected that this will be the beginning of this world building.
Godzilla minus one is scheduled to hit theaters nationwide on December 1, 2023.
Godzilla will continue to play a major role in the MonsterVerse
In addition to the return of the legendary Kaiju in Godzilla minus one, the iconic beast will continue to play a major role in Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse. Godzilla is ready to return alongside his iconic monster, King Kong Godzilla x Kong: The New Empirewhich is slated to hit theaters in 2024.
“This latest entry follows on from the explosive showdown of Godzilla vs. Kong with an all-new cinematic adventure that pits the almighty Kong and the fearsome Godzilla against a colossal, undetected threat that lurks within our world and its very existence – and our own – questions.” the official reads Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Summary. “The epic new film will delve deeper into the history of these titans, their origins and the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond, while uncovering the mythical struggle that helped create these extraordinary beings and pass them on to humanity forever.” tie.”
The fifth part of the MonsterVerse, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire sees director Adam Wingard reuniting The guest star Dan Stevens, who will take on the lead role. Supporting cast includes Rebecca Hall as Dr. Ilene Andrews, Brian Tyree Henry as Bernie Hayes, Kaylee Hottle as Jia and Fala Chen (Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings), Alex Ferns (The Batman) and Rachel House (The portable door) is set to join the franchise.
In addition to working with Kong again, Godzilla will also appear on the small screen in the upcoming MonsterVerse film adaptation Monarch: Legacy of Monstersin which Kurt Russell and his son Wyatt Russell play the same character for decades. Monarch: Legacy of Monsters is expected to appear on Apple TV+ later this year.
Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire The release is now scheduled for April 12, 2024.