New Trailer for Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Features Mothra


On Tuesday, Toei Movies released a new trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to Godzilla vs. Kong titled Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. The trailer offers fans a glimpse of the iconic Mothra’s return to the big screen.

Excitingly, Godzilla x Kong film’s release date in the United States has been moved up to March 29, two weeks ahead of its previously scheduled April 12 date. This April 12 release had itself been delayed from the original opening date of March 15. However, the film will maintain its planned release date in Japan, where it is set to hit theaters on April 26.

Director Adam Wingard, known for his work on projects like Death Note, The Guest, and You’re Next, will helm the film once again. The movie is produced by a talented team including Mary Parent, Álex García, Eric McLeod, Thomas Tull, and Jon Jashni.

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The earlier installment, Godzilla vs. Kong, debuted internationally in March 2021 in regions without access to the HBO Max streaming service. In the United States, it premiered later that same month and quickly soared to the top of the box office charts. To date, the film has raked in an impressive US$100,916,094 domestically and a staggering total of US$470,116,094 worldwide, as reported by Box Office Mojo.

Following its delayed release from May 2021, Godzilla vs. Kong arrived in Japanese theaters in July 2021, where it dominated the box office in its opening weekend.

About King Kong

King Kong is a fictional giant ape creature that first appeared in the 1933 film “King Kong,” directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. The character has since become one of the most iconic figures in popular culture and has appeared in numerous films, television shows, books, comics, and other media.

In the original story, King Kong is a massive ape living on the mysterious Skull Island. He is captured and brought to New York City, where he escapes and wreaks havoc before meeting his tragic end atop the Empire State Building.

King Kong is often portrayed as a sympathetic creature, misunderstood by humans and driven by his primal instincts. Despite his immense size and strength, he is also depicted as having a vulnerable side, particularly in his interactions with human characters.

About Godzilla

Godzilla is a fictional giant monster originating from Japan, and it has become one of the most iconic and enduring figures in popular culture. The character first appeared in the 1954 Japanese film “Godzilla,” directed by Ishirō Honda and produced by Toho Studios. Godzilla, also known as Gojira in Japanese, is often depicted as a prehistoric creature awakened and empowered by nuclear radiation.

The original 1954 film, “Godzilla,” was a metaphor for the fears and anxieties surrounding nuclear weapons and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II. In the movie, Godzilla is depicted as a force of destruction, rampaging through Tokyo and leaving devastation in its wake.

Over the decades, Godzilla has appeared in numerous films, television series, comics, and other media, becoming a cultural phenomenon around the world. The character has been portrayed as both a destructive force of nature and a defender of humanity, depending on the storyline and the specific iteration.

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Source: ANN


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