Apple TV + has announced the main cast of the series set in the MonsterVerse , still untitled.
The plot will be set after the first Godzilla , following the battle that destroyed San Francisco, and will revolve around a family who discovers they are linked to the Monarch , a secret organization that studies giant monsters.
Here’s the cast:
– Anna Sawai ( Pachinko ) plays Cate , a former G-Day survivor teacher who goes to Japan to sort out some personal affairs, but discovers a family secret.
– Kiersey Clemons ( The Flash ) will play May , an American expatriate who protects herself and others under rogue armor.
– Joe Tippett ( Murder in Easttown ) as Tim , a clerk who dreams of secret agent adventures.
– Elisa Lasowski ( Versailles ) will lend her face to Duvall , a seasoned agent with unshakable confidence in herself and her abilities.
– Newcomer Ren Watabe will play Kentaro , an intelligent, creative and curious young man who has yet to find his own way and embark on an adventure to find out more about his revered and mysterious father.
Directing the first two episodes we will find Matt Shakman ( WandaVision ), also executive producer. As we know, the MonsterVerse was inaugurated in 2014 with Godzilla , and then continued in Kong: Skull Island (2017), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and Godzilla vs. Kong (2021). The success of the latter, with 467.8 million dollars grossed worldwide despite the pandemic and simultaneous distribution on HBO Max , prompted the studio to put the series in the pipeline.
We will keep you posted.
Executive producers are Chris Black ( Star Trek Enterprise, Outcast ) and acclaimed cartoonist Matt Fraction , best known for his Hawkeye cycle . The two are co-creators of the show, while Black will act as showrunner .
The official synopsis
The official synopsis offers us the first details:
Following the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that wreaked havoc in San Francisco, and the shocking new awareness that monsters are real, the series explores a family’s journey to uncover their buried secrets and a legacy that connects them to the world. secret organization known as Monarch.
And the cinema?
The MonsterVerse , however, should also continue on the big screen: it seems that Adam Wingard is in talks to direct another film after Godzilla vs. Kong , centered on the son of Godzilla . We will keep you posted.