GODZILLA VS KONG Sequel Would Now Further Explore Hollow Earth

After literally years and years of waiting, You’re Next and The Guest director Adam Wingard’s epic monster mash Godzilla vs Kong is now in theaters and also on HBO Max. And today Wingard says he’d love to do a sequel further exploring Hollow Earth.

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Wingard tells Deadline: “I would absolutely love to continue. The clear starting point we teed up, exploring Hollow Earth, I think there is a lot more to do there. This is a pre-history of Planet Earth, where all the titans come from. We tee up some mystery in this film, things I want to see resolved and explored and pushed to the next level. If I have the opportunity, I know what I will do. It’s up to Warner Bros and Legendary...”

Godzilla vs. Kong has received an A from CinemaScore! It also sports a 75% over on Rotten Tomatoes. The Critics Consensus reads: Delivering squarely on its title, Godzilla vs. Kong swats away character development and human drama to deliver all the spectacle you’d expect from giant monsters slugging it out.

Wingard says there will be no Godzilla vs. Kong Director’s Cut: “No Snyder Cut for me. This is itA lot of the fans online were all asking me is this going to be a three-hour film? When it was announced that it was a little under two hours they immediately thought — when is the director’s cut coming out? I like movies under two hours. I think if you do a movie over two hours, you better have a damn good reason for it to be that long. At the end of the day, if you’re going to make this movie into three hours, you’re not going to get an extra hour of monsters fighting. You’re going to get an extra hour of people talking about monsters.”

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Legends collide in Godzilla vs. Kong as these mythic adversaries meet in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.  Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, and with them is a young girl with whom he has formed a unique and powerful bond. 

But they find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla, cutting a swath of destruction across the globe.  The epic clash of the two titans—instigated by unseen forces—is only the beginning of a mystery deep within the core of the Earth.

Wingard directs Godzilla vs. Kong from a script by Eric Pearson and also Max Borenstein. Terry Rossio, Michael Dougherty, and also Zach Shields penned the story. It’s based on Godzilla by Toho and Kong by Edgar Wallace & Merian C. Cooper.

Alexander Skarsgård stars in Godzilla vs. Kong with Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Eiza González, Jessica Henwick, Julian Dennison, Kyle Chandler, and Demián Bichir.

The MPAA rated Godzilla vs. Kong PG-13 for “intense sequences of creature violence, destruction, and brief language”. It is in theaters and also on HBO Max RIGHT NOW!

Have you seen Godzilla vs. Kong yet? Of course you have. So, what did you think?

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