Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have just released the first trailer for Godzilla vs. Kong , the sequel to Godzilla King of The Monsters (2019).
There’s a lot of excitement and mystery in the trailer , which is sure to make Godzilla and King Kong fans curious and can’t wait to see their favorite monsters fight.
Well, before this movie goes live, let’s look at five fun facts about the remake of King Kong vs. Godzilla.
The 4th film in the world of Monsterverse
Godzilla vs. Kong is the fourth film in Monsterverse production of Warner Brothers and L egendary Pictures. Opening with Godzilla (2014), Kong: Skull Island (2017), and Godzilla: King of The Monsters (2019), the film was originally slated for release in November 2020, but was postponed to March 2021.
A fierce battle that was inevitable from the start
In Kong: Skull Island (2017), which is set in 1973, the existence of Godzilla and other Kaiju (monsters) is alluded to in the post credits scene , which shows these monsters had been ‘at war’ before modern human civilization. Godzilla King of The Monsters (2019) featuring King Ghidorah, Rodan, and Mothra. Now, it’s King Kong’s turn to act.
King Kong on Skull Island is still a teenager!
The Monsterverse version of King Kong that appeared in the movie Kong: Skull Island (2017), is still in its ‘growth period’, aka teenagers. Director Adam Wingard said he took advantage of this fact to allow Kong to grow bigger and be a balanced opponent of Godzilla, who is taller than skyscrapers.
There will be a clear and absolute winner
The original version of King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) crowned Kong as the winner. However, the ending of the film was questioned by many fans, because there were rumors that the Japanese and US versions had different conclusions, where Godzilla won in the Japanese version, while Kong came out as champion in the US version.
Later, these rumors proved to be false, and Kong was the winner in both the Japanese and US versions. Director Adam Wingard promised that the winner in the 2021 version would be very clear, so as not to cause controversy again.
Simultaneously in theaters and streaming services
Following recent trends, Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) will be released simultaneously in theaters and HBO Max , WarnerMedia ‘s paid streaming service . This is done because not all countries, especially the United States, have reopened cinemas during this pandemic.
It is quite unfortunate indeed, because a film with a special effects display like this will be more stunning if enjoyed in a cinema with superior audio-visual technology. However, the health of the audience is clearly a top priority.