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Legendary Retitles Godzilla and Pacific Rim Sequels

Time to play the name game, kids, as Legendary has retitled its upcoming sequels to both Godzilla and Pacific Rim.

The next Godzilla film will now be known as Godzilla: King of Monsters. Michael Dougherty (Trick ‘r Treat, Krampus) is directing. Look for the film in release on March 22, 2019.

Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, the original title of the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s giant robot vs. monster flick, will now be known as Pacific Rim: Uprising. Directed by Steven S. DeKnight, the film is confirmed to star John Boyega (Attack the Block, The Force Awakens) as the son of Idris Elba’s character, Stacker Pentecost. Look for it in theatres on February 23, 2018.

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