Deadline reports Black Panther and The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira is currently in talks to join the cast of Godzilla vs Kong.
The film directed by Adam Wingard (Death Note) will be Legendary’s fourth installment of its cinematic MonsterVerse and will follow Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Plot details currently remain under wraps but should Gurira close a deal, she’ll join the cast which includes stars of the Godzilla sequel Millie Bobby Brown and Kyle Chandler, as well as Deadpool 2 star Julian Dennison.
Production on the project is expected to take place in Atlanta, Georgia.
Here is the synopsis for Godzilla: King of the Monsters:
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters will be directed by Michael Dougherty and stars Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga, Zhang Ziyi, Anthony Ramos, Ken Watanabe, Randy Havens, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds, Thomas Middleditch, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Elizabeth Ludlow, and Charles Dance.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters will be released in theaters on March 22, 2019, with Godzilla vs. Kong scheduled for May 22, 2020.
10 Things To Expect From San Diego Comic-Con 2018
It’s finally summer, which means San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is just around the block! The biggest pop-culture event of the year, all of the biggest names in comics, movies and television will come together at the San Diego Convention Center and share their plans with their biggest fans. Hundreds of people will be dressed as their favorite characters as they search through back-issue bins, look at exclusive prints and talk with their fellow nerds.
Marvel Studios won’t be showcasing any upcoming movies in Hall H this year, but there are still a lot of exciting things to look forward to. Dozens of new comics will be teased by the major publishers. Movies will be announced and secret cast members will be revealed.
Hit Next to learn more about 10 exciting things you should expect to see at San Diego Comic-Con 2018!