In “Godzilla 2,” the third offshoot of MonsterVerse after “Godzilla” and “Kong: Skull Island,” there is more monster action than ever. However, moderate success could have far-reaching consequences for its successor, “Godzilla Vs. Kong” has …
“Godzilla 2: King Of The Monsters” has been showing in theaters in Germany since May 30, 2019. However, at the start of the weekend, Warner’s latest MonsterVerse show in the US only was able to raise $ 49 million on a budget of $ 170 million, after the more successful “Godzilla” ($ 93 million at the start) and “Kong: Skull Island” ($ 61 million). ) a bitter disappointment. In Germany, 140,000 tickets were sold at the beginning of “Godzilla 2”, which is not even half of the tickets sold at the beginning of “Godzilla” in 2014. The second weekend the numbers finally collapsed, in the United States only 15.5 million dollars were converted.
Of course, the comparatively weak result did not go unnoticed by Warner officials. A statement from Warner boss Toby Emmerich Deadline According to the lack of success of “Godzilla 2” at the United States box office, it could lead to the postponement of the successor “Godzilla Vs. Kong” leader: “The movie will offer fans exactly what they might expect in ‘Godzilla 2’. We can put ‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ backwards to deliver an A + experience to the audience. “
Re-recordings for “Godzilla Vs. Kong”?
According to director Adam Wingard (“Blair Witch”), filming for the showdown between Godzilla and the giant monkey Kong, which is currently scheduled for March 12, 2020 in Germany, was completed in April 2019. Filmmakers can use the postponement for multiple reruns with “Godzilla 2” returnees such as Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”) and Kyle Chandler (“Friday Night Lights”) to give the film the final touches. Ziyi Zhang (“The Geisha”) was also recognized for her role as monarch scientist. Dr. Ilene Chen has already been confirmed as a returnee.
That’s what “Godzilla Vs. Kong” is about
Godzilla has successfully enforced his claim to the title of King of the Monsters. After the three-headed Ghidorah awakened other Titans, the Monarch organization has set out to investigate the origins of the primitive giants. To do this, they return after four decades to the well-known island of “Kong: Skull Island”, where unusual seismic activities were measured. There the two giants Godzilla and Kong meet and fight all the battles …
“Godzilla 2: King Of The Monsters” is currently screened in German cinemas. Whether it’s “Godzilla vs. Kong ”remains in a German theatrical release on March 12, 2020 is more than questionable.
The first image of “Godzilla Vs. Kong” shows the Titans at eye level.