Warner Bros. Pictures has released the final trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters ahead of its release next month.
The movie is the latest in Legendary and WB’s shared cinematic universe called the MonsterVerse, which began with 2014’s Godzilla and continued with 2017’s Kong: Skull Island. In it, the title titan will face off against formidable foes such as Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah.
You can find a lengthy synopsis for Godzilla: King of the Monsters along with the final trailer and a recently released poster below.
Following the global success of â€œGodzillaâ€ and â€œKong: Skull Islandâ€ comes the next chapter in Warner Bros. Picturesâ€™ and Legendary Picturesâ€™ cinematic Monsterverse: â€œGodzilla: King of the Monsters,â€ an epic action adventure that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history.
The film was directed by Michael Dougherty (â€œKrampusâ€), and stars Kyle Chandler (â€œThe Wolf of Wall Street,â€ â€œManchester by the Seaâ€) as well as Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (â€œUp in the Air,â€ â€œThe Conjuringâ€ films); Millie Bobby Brown (â€œStranger Thingsâ€) in her feature film debut; Bradley Whitford (â€œGet Outâ€); Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins (â€œShape of Waterâ€, â€œBlue Jasmineâ€); Charles Dance (HBOâ€™s â€œGame of Thronesâ€); Thomas Middleditch (HBOâ€™s â€œSilicon Valleyâ€); Aisha Hinds (â€œStar Trek Into Darknessâ€); Oâ€™Shea Jackson Jr. (â€œStraight Outta Comptonâ€); Oscar nominee David Strathairn (â€œGood Night and Good Luckâ€), with Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (â€œThe Last Samurai) and Golden Globe nominee Ziyi Zhang (â€œMemoirs of a Geisha,â€ â€œCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragonâ€).
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-speciesâ€”thought to be mere mythsâ€”rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanityâ€™s very existence hanging in the balance.
Dougherty directed from a script he wrote with Zach Shields, based on the character â€œGodzillaâ€ owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. The film was produced by Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and Brian Rogers, with Zach Shields, Barry Waldman, Hiro Matsuoka, Keiji Ota, Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira serving as executive producers, and Ali Mendes and Jay Ashenfelter co-producing for Legendary.
Behind the scenes, Doughertyâ€™s creative team included director of photography Lawrence Sher, whose past credits include â€œWar Dogsâ€ and â€œGodzilla,â€ for which he handled additional photography; production designer Scott Chambliss (â€œGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,â€ â€œStar Trek Into Darknessâ€); editors Roger Barton (â€œPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,â€ the â€œTransformersâ€ films), Oscar nominee Richard Pearson (â€œUnited 93,â€ â€œKong: Skull Islandâ€), and Bob Ducsay (â€œGodzilla,â€ â€œStar Wars: The Last Jediâ€); costume designer Louise Mingenbach (the â€œX-Menâ€ and â€œHangoverâ€ films); and Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron (â€œGodzilla,â€ â€œGhost in the Shell,â€ and part of the Oscar-winning team behind â€œLife of Piâ€).
Next up in the MonsterVerse is Godzilla vs Kong, which will be released next year.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters will be released in theaters on May 31st. Click right here for more including previously released trailers.