Warner Bros. has given Godzilla vs. Kong a new synopsis that teases when legends collide which is an update from the plot description released when production started back last November.
The new synopsis also offers a slightly different description for Monarch, the secret scientific organization that hunts, investigates and studies the Titans.
Note: Pictured above is fan art.
Godzilla vs. Kong new synopsis:
Legends collide as Godzilla and Kong, the two most powerful forces of nature, clash on the big screen in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks on a perilous mission into fantastic uncharted terrain, unearthing clues to the Titans’ very origins, a human conspiracy threatens to wipe the creatures, both good and bad, from the face of the earth forever.
The previous plot description when production started offered:
Beginning production today, the epic action adventure will pit two of the greatest icons in motion picture history against one another – the fearsome Godzilla and the mighty
Kong – with humanity caught in the balance.
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.
Godzilla vs. Kong details:
Recent details for Godzilla vs. Kong include that the villain or villains of the movie have been revealed (warning: spoilers) through a look at the official action figure line, which ties into Monarch and King of the Monsters.
The official licensees have also been revealed for the flick which includes partners for toys, apparel, accessories, VR experiences and more.
Godzilla vs Kong gets released Nov. 20, 2020 with insiders offering the movie is “huge,” “impressive,” “large-scale” and “spectacular.”
The movie is being directed by Adam Wingard and stars Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hal, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Jessica Henwick, Julian Dennison, with Kyle Chandler and Demián Bichir.
Wingard directs from a script written by Terry Rossio (Pirates of the Caribbean); the film is being produced by Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, Eric McLeod, and Brian Rogers, with Kenji Okuhira, Yoshimitsu Banno, Jon Jashni and Thomas Tull serving as executive producers. Jay Ashenfelter, Jen Conroy and Tamara Kent are co-producers.
Behind the scenes, Wingard’s creative team includes director of photography Ben Seresin (World War Z, Unstoppable), production designers Owen Patterson (Godzilla, The Matrix Trilogy and Captain America: Civil War) and Tom Hammock (The Guest, Blindspotting), editor Josh Schaeffer (Molly’s Game, Kong: Skull Island), costume designer Ann Foley (Altered Carbon), and VFX supervisor John “DJ” DesJardin (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Watchmen).
Filming took place in Hawaii and Australia.
The film will be distributed in 3D and 2D and in select IMAX theaters by Warner Bros. Pictures, except in Japan, where it will be distributed by Toho Co., Ltd.