What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?
That’s a question that will be posed by Godzilla Vs. Kong in three years’ time, and make no mistake; Adam Wingard’s epic crossover will crown a definitive winner when the great ape and Gojira go head-to-head. And what a spectacle it’ll be.
Dubbed a “massive monster movie brawl” of epic proportions by Wingard himself, who is fresh off Netflix original Death Note, it’s since been revealed that Godzilla Vs. Kong will feature multiple sky-scraping monsters alongside the two titular deities – perhaps we’ll see a return of those MUTOs come 2020? Time will tell.
When asked about the movie’s overall sensibility, though, Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts outlined how his Vietnam-era blockbuster compares to Wingard’s vision for Godzilla Vs. Kong during a recent interview with Collider.
And so, after recounting his involvement in Destiny 2‘s stunning live-action trailer, not to mention the long-in-development Metal Gear Solid movie, the conversation veered toward Legendary’s super-sized MonsterVerse.
Talking to Adam made me so happy because he, in particular, really understands the kind of anime, manga, mech sensibility that I was trying to bring to Kong. He gets that and that was something that I fought so hard for and was so difficult to sort of realize to life through concept to execution with ILM [Industrial Light and Magic.] That’s one of the things I’m most proud of with him. I think he truly gets that and he truly wants to lean into this version of Kong that kind of was borne from my crazy and stupid video game brain.
Six months have passed since Jordan Vogt-Roberts introduced moviegoers to the place where myth and science meet, meaning that Godzilla: King of the Monsters will be next to tumble off Legendary’s production line in 2018.
Rodan, Mothra, and King Ghidorah are a lock for the monstrous sequel, which ought to lend Gojira plenty of fighting practice before his inevitable bout with Legendary’s other king on May 22nd, 2020. But tell us, are you looking forward to Godzilla Vs. Kong stomping into theaters? Let us know in the usual place.