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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Godzilla vs. King Kong To Be Part of Trilogy

Above, the Godzilla mural at Toho Studios. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

It appears that Godzilla and King Kong will be reunited somewhere around 2020 (according to most reports).

At least, this is what an article at Huewire.com indicates, and it begins with:
Both the character, Godzilla and King Kong have an huge potential to be converted into a franchise together in one space.

The first film, “Kong: Skull Island” has an estimated budget of more than $25million, though Warner Bros. will also include it in a three-picture contract which also includes the proposed sequel and the crossover film. 
The second installment is titled “Godzilla 2″, and it will hit the theatres on June. Both films feature the human Monarch organization. 
The Legendary CEO, Thoman Tull and Warner Bros CEO, Kevin Tsujihara made the announcement and combined the epic monsters in a trilogy. 
Who would you like to see appear in the trilogy alongside Godzilla and King Kong?
At the dinner party last Tuesday night, the subject of pairing Godzilla with King Kong came up. My Toho dinner guests couldn't say (it was essentially a "we don't know," but with big winks and grins that even George Reeves would envy), but the indicators are that the "rematch" is a definite "go".

To read the full article, go here.

1 comment:

Gary said...

Can't we throw the Abominable Snowman and Manbearpig into the mix to reach every possible audience?

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