Two legendary titans face off in the first trailer for the new movie “Godzilla vs. Kong.”
Released Sunday morning on the Warner Bros YouTube channel, the trailer gives viewers a first look at the ultimate showdown between Godzilla and King Kong. In the two commercial shots over the ocean, Kong threw Godzilla into the water, only for Godzilla to respond with his atomic heat beam.
The film’s release date was recently moved from March 26 to May 21 after being moved multiple times by Warner Bros due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the Christmas release of “Wonder Woman 1984,” “Godzilla vs. Kong” will be one of the next flagship films by Warner Bros, it will release simultaneously in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming platform.
Legendary Pictures, the production company behind “Godzilla vs. Kong,” originally announced the project in 2015 as a crossover event between the “Godzilla” and “King Kong” franchises. This includes “Godzilla” from 2014, “Kong: Skull Island” from 2017 and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” from 2019. Adam Wingard, best known for his horror films like “Death Note” and “Blair Witch,” directed the film. It stars Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall and Brian Tyree Henry.
Watch the trailer below.