The fans are hyped enough as is for next year’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters thanks to the drool-worthy trailer that premiered a few months ago, but this week, Doctor Strange and Sinister scribe C. Robert Cargill decided to add some fuel to the hype train with another message of endorsement.
Though the writer himself isn’t directly involved in this long-awaited sequel to 2014’s Godzilla, he is apparently friends with the film’s director Mike Dougherty, and after receiving a signed copy of the movie’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018 poster, Cargill took the opportunity to show his excitement once more:
“This is just your reminder that I have seen parts of GODZILLA KING OF MONSTERS while watching it get scored, and all I can tell you is that you guys are not fucking ready.”
This isn’t the first time that Cargill has publicly recalled this revelatory scoring session, mentioning the experience in another, similarly passionate tweet back in July:
“Spent the morning watching my buddy Mike Dougherty overseeing the scoring of his small, indie coming-of-age tone poem GODZILLA KING OF THE MONSTERS, because, as Kanye says, my life is dope and I do dope shit. I may have been turned into a quivering mass of geek goo as a result.”
Needless to say, the writer likes what he sees, which bodes well for what’s looking to be a crucial chapter in the formation of Legendary’s still-young MonsterVerse.
Though Dougherty has previously said that King of the Monsters won’t do a whole lot to set up the subsequent Godzilla vs. Kong, the movie will at least be responsible for introducing a few cast members who’ll go on to feature in that clash between giants, including Kyle Chandler, Zhang Ziyi, and Millie Bobby Brown. What’s more, if Warner Bros. wants to avoid another Justice League-style flop, they best hope that this feature keeps audiences enthusiastic enough about the Big G before his all-important crossover moment.
We’ll find out if Godzilla: King of the Monsters can follow through on the hype it’s done such a fine job of generating when the film hits in theaters on May 31st, 2019. After that, the lane is clear for Godzilla vs. Kong to come out on May 22nd, 2020.