Two of the biggest monsters in cinema history are set to collide in 2020 as Legendary Pictures brings together the King of the Monsters and the Eighth Wonder of the World for the MonsterVerse crossover Godzilla vs. Kong, and the official Legendary Twitter account has announced that production on the epic showdown is now underway!
— Legendary (@Legendary) November 12, 2018
The official synopsis for Godzilla vs. Kong reads:
In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet collide in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks on a perilous mission into uncharted terrain and unearths clues to the Titans’ origins, a human conspiracy threatens to wipe the creatures, both good and bad, from the face of the earth forever.
The film is being directed by Adam Wingard (The Guest, Blair Witch) and sees Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Kyle Chandler (Bloodline) and Ziyi Zhang (The Cloverfield Paradox) reprising their roles from the upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters, while new additions to the MonsterVerse include Alexander Skarsgard (Big Little Lies), Julian Dennison (Deadpool 2), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), Demian Bichir (The Hateful Eight), Rebecca Hall (Holmes and Watson), Jessica Henwick (Iron Fist), Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver), and Shun Oguri (Crows Zero)
Godzilla vs. Kong is set for release on May 22nd 2020. Before then, we have the third instalment of the MonsterVerse, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which opens on May 31st 2019.