Legacy of Monsters season 2 is aiming to be bigger and better while putting Kong in the spotlight

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters is aiming to make season 2 bigger and better while letting viewers spend more time with Kong The first season of Legendary’s MonsterVerse TV series Monarch: Legacy of Monsters ran on Apple TV+ from November into January (you can read our own Alex Maidy’s review of the first batch of episodes HERE), and while … Read more

‘Godzilla x Kong’ Sequel Needs a New Director

The MonsterVerse will continue without the man who has directed its last two movies. That’s Adam Wingard, the filmmaker behind 2021 Godzilla vs. Kong and this year’s Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. He will not return to direct the next kaiju blockbuster in the series. Work has already begun on the movie’s screenplay. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wingard and Legendary’s … Read more

The Next ‘Godzilla x Kong’ Movie Is in the Works

The MonsterVerse will continue to smash through movie theaters, with word that Legendary has hired a writer to write the follow-up to this year’s Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. Dave Callaham, whose recent work as a screenwriter includes Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, has been brought on to write the … Read more

Dev Patel and the Antichrist are no match for Godzilla x Kong

Despite good buzz, this weekend’s genre-focused new releases were no match for Godzilla x Kong in its second weekend. Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire easily took the top spot this weekend at the box office, posting a much stronger-than-expected $31.7 million second weekend. We predicted about $25 million, so this is a significantly more … Read more

Godzilla x Kong stomps over The First Omen & Monkey Man at the early box office

Despite decent reviews all-around, Monkey Man and The First Omen are no match for Godzilla x Kong at the box office. As everyone expected, Godzilla x Kong is stomping all over the competition this weekend. Deadline reports that the WB/Legendary MonsterVerse sequel is on track for a better-than-expected $30 million haul. Industry estimates (and ours) … Read more

Godzilla x Kong Rules the Weekend

Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire shattered expectations with a staggering $80 million domestic opening, the second-biggest opening of the year behind Dune: Part Two’s $82.5M. Notably, it also marked the biggest opening for a MonsterVerse sequel and falls within the ballpark of the $93M earned by 2014’s Godzilla. Internationally, GxK hauled in $114M from … Read more

Godzilla X Kong stomp their way to a Kaiju-sized opening

While it’s only the second-best MonsterVerse opening, the movie ended up making $30 million more than expected. Easter Weekend proved to be absolutely gigantic for WB and Legendary’s MonsterVerse, with the fifth film in the franchise (which we ranked here), Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, grossing a massive $80 million domestically. While it was … Read more

Godzilla x Kong roars to a massive $75 million opening; Frozen Empire collapses

Godzilla x Kong are roaring their way to a much bigger opening weekend than anyne could have predicted. It looks like Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is roaring its way to a much better opening weekend than expected. The industry was predicting a $50 million opening (including us), but audiences are turning out in … Read more