Legendary Pictures is trying to make thing for a while now, and after the return of Godzilla and King Kong to theaters in 2014, kaiju is now heading to small screens in the upcoming series on Apple TV +.
Not content with just portraying the King of Monsters, the still-untitled series is set after a battle between Godzilla and other Titans reveals new information linking the monster’s attacks to a secret organization called the Monarch. In case you haven’t followed MonsterVerse, Monarch has appeared in a number of recent films about Godzilla and King Kong dating back to 2014. Godzilla, with Monarch, which typically serves as a multinational organization that oversees the research and monitoring of MUTOs (mass unidentified terrestrial organisms).
Although neither Apple nor Legendary have yet released a cast list or release date for the upcoming Godzilla series, the series will be led by showrunner Chris Black (Outcast, Star Trek: Enterprise) and Matt Fraction, best known for his writing about the 2012 Marvel release Hawkeye comics. However, the big thing for kaiju fans is that the upcoming Godzilla show on Apple TV + will be the first live action series set on MonsterVerse, and only the second TV show after the upcoming
It is currently unclear how the new Apple TV + series will connect with existing MonsterVerse movies – especially with last year’s Godzilla v. Congo in which a large green dino teamed up with King Kong to fight a range of enemies, both ancient and modern. And despite 2019 Godzilla: The King of Monsters sometimes considered a disappointment due to average ticket sales, Godzilla v. Congo yet managed to become one of the top 10 draws at the box office in 2021 while in the midst of a pandemic, which seems like a good sign ahead of Godzilla’s upcoming move to small screens.
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