The shooting of the sequel to the 2021 monster action film ‘Godzilla vs Kong’ has begun in Australia. A video was shared by a Brisbane-based news channel Seven News. It shows a beach scene and people seem to run away from the water. Clearly,
The film continues with a massive showdown between two titular ancient apex predators and finally a fight between them and Macagodzilla, an artificially created and more powerful version of Godzilla. The film ends with a mutual but tacit agreement between the two heroes that while Kong has a domain beneath Earth, Godzilla will continue to rule the oceans and land.
The film was the culmination of Monsterverse, which began with 2014’s ‘Godzilla’ and continued with 2017’s ‘Kong: Skull Island’ and 2019’s ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’.
“Godzilla Vs Kong” was a huge success, especially considering that the film was released in the midst of a global pandemic. It grossed $470 million worldwide. It garnered mostly positive reviews with 75 percent on review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. The critical consensus reads, “Godzilla Vs. Kong delivers perfectly on its title while stripping away the character development and human drama you’d expect giant monsters to take out of it.”
It is not clear where the next film will take the fans. We don’t have a lot of information about the project beyond the fact that it’s in production and director Adam Wingard will be back. English actor Dan Stevens was previously confirmed to be in the cast.
Apart from this sequel, two TV shows set in the same world are also in development. One will be set shortly after “Godzilla” and stars father-son duo Kurt Russell and Wyatt Russell. The other is an animated show titled ‘Skull Island’, so will likely explore Kong’s story.