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‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Director Adam Wingard in Talks to Return for New Legendary MonsterVerse Movie

After the massively successful debut of “Godzilla vs. Kong,” the film’s director, Adam Wingard, is in talks for a new movie in Legendary’s MonsterVerse franchise.Since its launch in theaters on March 31, “Godzilla vs. Kong” has topped $400 million at the box office, marking the highest grossing release of the pandemic era. The film also […]

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China Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Routed by Low-Budget Local ‘Sister’

While the U.S. industry celebrated “Godzilla vs. Kong” as the biggest and widest opening of the pandemic, the monster film has already been defeated in its second weekend in the world’s largest film market by the low-budget local drama “Sister.”In its Tomb Sweeping Festival holiday debut, the reportedly $4.6 million-budgeted latter film directed by unknown […]

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17 Godzilla and King Kong Classics to Stream Before ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

One of the most anticipated movies to spin out of Warner Bros.’ upcoming phalanx of 2021 movies heading to theaters and straight to HBO Max is “Godzilla vs. Kong.” The sequel to “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” and “Kong: Skull Island,” the fourth entry in Legendary’s evolving MonsterVerse arrives day-and-date on the rookie streaming platform […]

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‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Trailer: Adam Wingard Delivers the Latest in Legendary’s MonsterVerse

One of the most anticipated movies to spin out of Warner Bros.’ upcoming phalanx of 2021 movies heading straight to HBO Max is “Godzilla vs. Kong.” The sequel to “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” and “Kong: Skull Island,” the fourth entry in Legendary’s evolving MonsterVerse arrives day-and-date on the rookie streaming platform and in available […]

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‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Noise: Netflix Made $200M+ Bid For Monster Mash, But WarnerMedia Might Have Plans For Pic On HBO Max

There are rumblings tonight that Legendary’s fourthquel Godzilla vs. Kong, scheduled to be released by Warner Bros on the big screen, is in talks to head to HBO Max. Surprise, surprise.THR reports tonight, and we’ve confirmed with sources, that Netflix made a $200 million-plus offer for the Adam Wingard-directed movie, but WarnerMedia blocked it and […]

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‘F9’ and ‘Matrix 4’ Helicopter Camera Crews Aim High For Action Shots

Stunt pilot Frédéric North has decades of experience working in Hollywood on films like “Kong: Skull Island,” “Pacific Rim: Uprising” and Justin Lin’s latest “Fast & Furious” sequel, “F9.” So I shouldn’t be nervous as I climb aboard in mid-February for my first trip on a helicopter with him and aerial director of photography Dylan […]

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Stream of the Day: ‘Colossal,’ Now on Hulu, Is a Monster Movie That Understands Our Confusing Times

With readers turning to their home viewing options more than ever during the coronavirus outbreak, this daily feature provides one new movie each day worth checking out on a major streaming platform.Monster movies have endured in part because they provide a template for tapping into the anxieties of the moment. “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” […]

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Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ New Creature Feature Gets ‘Boondocks’ Writer Rodney Barnes to Pen Script

Jordan Vogt-Roberts‘ mysterious monster movie has a writer. The Kong: Skull Island director has been developing a creature feature for New Regency since last year, teaming up with Michael B. Jordan and his Outlier Society production company to produce the movie that will be set in Vogt-Roberts’ hometown of Detroit, Michigan. Nearly a year after […]

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‘Godzilla’ Sequel is Box Office King; ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Ma’ Top Expectations

WB’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the king of the weekend box office, though doing so at the lower end of studio expectations. Meanwhile, both Paramount’s Rocketman and Universal and Blumhouse’s Ma topped studio expectations, the latter of which doing so on a small, $5 million budget. Overall, the weekend saw the top twelve […]

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