We knew that the Big G would be facing off against Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah when Godzilla: King of the Monsters smashes into US theaters in May, but a TV spot just released yesterday states we could meet as many as 17 new “titans”! Now, we can confirm the name and characteristics of one of them, a realative of Godzilla’s nemesis from 2014. Meet MUTO Prime!
This is most likely the beast we’ve seen emerging from oil fields and/or the base of a moutain in the trailers for Godzilla: King of the Monsters.
The news leaked out of WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend, and one of our favorite UK film critics and academics, Mr. H, brings us the full scoop in the video embedded at the top of the article. MUTO Prime is also known as an “Earthquake Beetle” and has been a destroying
After giving Mr. H’s video on MUTO Prime a spin, check out the synopsis and trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters below.
Members of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch 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.
Directed by Trick ‘r Treat and Krampus’ Michael Dougherty, who co-wrote the film with Zach Shields, Godzilla: King of the Monsters stars Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Thomas Middleditch, Charles Dance, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds, and Zhang Ziyi.
This film has been rated PG-13 for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language. Look for Godzilla: King of the Monsters to demolish US box offices beginning May 31st.