There is a new Kong that promises to steal all the attention in the new installment of the MonsterVerse. If you have been closely following the marketing campaign of Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire by Warner Bros. and Legendary, you may have already noticed Mini Kong, who will lend his small and brave presence to fight alongside Kong. The creature has figured more prominently in the most recent promos, which you can find at the end of this note.

The one titled in this market as Godzilla and Kong: The New Empirehas everything ready for its premiere in theaters March 29, 2024. Pre-sale is available at Cinépolis and Cinemex.

In this chapter of the MonsterVerse, the iconic kaiju, Kong and Godzilla, will be forced to leave their grudges behind to face common adversaries.

These new threats are Shimu, a titan that has slept for centuries, known as the strongest on the planet, the first titan to set foot on Earth, the original and first King of Monsters. And Skar King or Red Kong, an ancient beast King of the Hollow Earth who rivaled Kong's ancestors from Skull Island. He is described as a rogue titan of a species similar to Kong, taller and more aggressive. The film will mark the debut of both in the MonsterVerse.

The film is directed by Adam Wingardwho is back as director after directing the predecessor, GvK. The script was written by Simon Barrett (You’re Next, The Guest). Filming for Wingard took place primarily in Australia and Brazil, with locations also in Mexico, Hong Kong and Egypt.

The cast features the return of Rebecca Hall like Dr. Ilene Andrews, Brian Tyree Henry Like Bernie Hayes, Kaylee Hottle (Godzilla v Kong), and new members Dan Stevens (The Guest, Gaslit, The Rental) playing the Trapper, Speak Chen (Irma Vep, Shang-Chi) y Rachel House.

This is a direct sequel to GvK. The climax of the latter suggests that there is a lot of material yet to be explored, such as seeing Kong in Hollow Earth.


“This latest entry in the Monsterverse franchise follows 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 into the stories of these titans, their origins, and the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond, while uncovering the mythical battle that helped forge these extraordinary beings and united them with humanity forever.”

Godzilla x Kong marks the fifth installment of the MonsterVersewhich is made up of Godzilla (2014), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Godzilla: The King of the Monsters (2019), y Godzilla vs Kong (2021). The Apple TV+ series, Monarch: Legacy of Monsters It takes place within the timeline of this universe. The MonsterVerse has proven to be a commercial success for studios. To date, his four films have accumulated a total of $1,946 million in the global box office.



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