Get ready to see King King battle Godzilla in 2020. Legendary and Warner Bros. recently announced they are combining the two franchises. This film will be one of several in the franchise with a second Godzilla in 2018 and Kong: Skull Island in 2017.
Legendary CEO Thomas Tull: “Audiences really responded to Godzilla. 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.”
Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara: “Working with our partners at Legendary, we enjoyed tremendous creative and commercial success with ‘Godzilla.’ It’s great to be able to revisit these characters and help create a franchise with so many creative possibilities for filmmakers. Fans love these big, globally iconic films and it doesn’t get any bigger than this.”