Legendary and Warner Bros have announced the dates for movies two and three their King King/Godzilla trilogy which will kick-off with the already-announced Kong: Skull Island on 10 March 2017.
The plan now is for Godzilla 2 to be released on 8 June 2018, and Godzilla Vs King Kong to follow on 2020. Kong: Skull Island, starring Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson and John Goodman, begins production on 19 October.
“All-powerful monsters become towering heroes for a new generation, revealing a mythology that brings together Godzilla and Legendary’s King Kong in an ecosystem of other giant super-species, both classic and new. Monarch, the human organisation that uncovered Godzilla in the 2014 film, will expand their mission across multiple releases,” says the press release.
“Audiences really responded to Godzilla,” stated Legendary CEO Thomas Tull. “Today, I’m excited to reveal that film was only the beginning of an epic new entertainment universe. As a lifelong fan of these characters, I’ve always wanted to see the ultimate showdown, and today we’re pleased to be announcing that and more.”