New Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters trailer breathes fire
Toho Pictures has released a new trailer for their feature-length Godzilla anime, which will arrive November 17. Check out the Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters trailer below!
The upcoming film will premiere on Netflix worldwide later this year after it’s initial Japanese theatrical run. The film will be streamed in over 190 countries when it hits Netflix and is the first in a trilogy of Godzilla animated movies.
Godzilla the animated movie takes the franchise into the uncharted territory of a future world in which Godzilla has dominated the Earth for the past 20,000 years with mankind as diaspora, culminating in a fateful final confrontation.
Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters is animated by Polygon Pictures, who did Knights of Sidonia. The director of that film, Kobun Shizuno, is partnering with AJIN: Demi-Human director Hiroyuki Shshita for the Godzilla anime. Gen Urobuchi, writer of Psycho-Pass, wrote the script. Voice actors for the film include Yuuki Kaji, Takahiro Sakurai, Mamoru Miyano, Junichi Suwabe, Kana Hanazawa and Tomokazu Sugita.
The anime is the latest Godzilla film to hit theaters after Gareth Edwards’ (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) version in 2014 and Shin Godzilla from Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi in 2016.
The next live-action film, Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros.’ Godzilla sequel, has begun production and will hit theaters in 2019. Directed by Michael Dougherty, it stars Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Thomas Middleditch, Charles Dance, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds, and Zhang Ziyi.