Godzilla Vs. Kong Finds A Director

By Creative Media Times

Kong Skull Island, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. is full speed ahead with its MonsterVerse series. Per Hollywood Reporter, Adam Wingard “has closed a deal to helm Godzilla vs. Kong.”

Wingard recently helmed last year’s found footage supernatural horror film “Blair Witch”, which he also co-produced. Prior to that, he directed genre film “The Guest” (2014), and “You’re Next (2011).

Given such filmography, Godzilla Vs. Kong is a huge departure for Wingard, literally the big monster hugely budgeted film of his career. Last March’s Kong: Skull Island had a reported budget of $185 million, ultimately grossing $565 million at the box-office.

The franchise is a collaboration between Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros.

Godzilla vs. Kong will be the fourth film, presumably the pinnacle film in the shared cinematic franchise featuring Godzilla and King Kong which started with Godzilla (2014), and was followed by last march’s Kong: Skull Island. Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the third film in the series, is scheduled for release on March 22, 2019.