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Everything We Know About the GODZILLA VS KONG Sequel

The two biggest and most popular Titans surely can’t stay dormant for long. Godzilla, the mighty lizard with atomic breath will clomp his way back to the movies soon. Along with him will be none other than Kong, the king of the hollow Earth. After 2021’s Godzilla vs. Kong ended in something of a draw, a rematch of legendary proportions is very necessary. Luckily, a big screen follow-up is happening, and here’s everything we know about the Godzilla vs. Kong sequel.

Kong prepares to punch Godzilla who in turn flares up his atomic breath in this promo image.
Legendary Pictures/Warner Bros


So far, all we know is the movie will be a follow-up to Godzilla vs. Kong. Right now, we’re just calling it either Godzilla vs. Kong 2 or Untitled Godzilla vs. Kong Sequel.

Godzilla vs. Kong Sequel’s Plot

The official synopsis is as follows:

This latest entry follows up the explosive showdown of Godzilla vs. Kong with an all-new cinematic adventure, pitting the almighty Kong and the fearsome Godzilla against a colossal undiscovered threat hidden within our world, challenging their very existence – and our own. The epic new film will delve further into the histories of these Titans, their origins and the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond, while uncovering the mythic battle that helped forge these extraordinary beings and tied them to humankind forever.

King Kong aims a punch at Godzilla atop a naval fleet in a scene from Godzilla vs. Kong.
Legendary Pictures/Warner Bros

Behind the Scenes

Adam Wingard, who directed Godzilla vs. Kong, will return to direct this film. He’ll be the first director in Legendary’s Monsterverse series to helm a second film so far. He’s working from a script by Terry Rossio (Godzilla vs. Kong), Jeremy Slater (Moon Knight) and Simon Barrett (Wingard’s longtime collaborator on movies like You’re Next and The Guest). The film is being produced by Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, Eric Mcleod, Brian Rogers, Thomas Tull, and Jon Jashni, with executive producers Josh Grode, Adam Wingard, Jay Ashenfelter, Jen Conroy, Kenji Okuhira and Yoshimitsu Banno.

Godzilla vs. Kong Sequel’s Cast

Returning cast members to the series include Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, and Kaylee Hottle. All three joined the franchise with Godzilla vs. Kong. New cast members include Dan Stevens, who starred in Wingard’s The Guest. Other new cast members including Fala Chen (Shang-Chi), Alex Ferns (The Batman), and Rachel House (Thor: Ragnarok).

Dan Stevens as David looking at a shrine to a fallen fellow soldier in Adam Wingard's 2014 thriller The Guest.

Godzilla vs. Kong Sequel’s Release Date

The movie has an expected release date of March 15, 2024.

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