Godzilla is on the move and he’s bringing King Kong with him. The Warner Bros and Legendary pictures film was originally slated to premier in May, but now the tussling titans have moved up two months and is slated to open on March 26th.
Godzilla vs. Kong will hit both theaters and HBO Max at the same time, continuing the companies announced plans to release their entire 2021 line-up to the streaming service along with it’s theatrical bow. Legendary paid for 75% of the film but Warners controls the distribution and had to work out a financial deal to offset the streaming release. They also had to block a $225 million off from Netflix according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The film is the fourth in the growing franchise following 2014’s Godzilla, 2017’s Kong: Skull Island and 2019’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters. This film is being directed by Adam Wingard (Death Note) and stars Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall and Kyle Chandler.
Better grab those prequel comics!