Thomas Middleditch Joins Godzilla Sequel

Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch has joined the Godzilla: King of the Monsters cast

Thomas Middleditch, best known for headlining HBO‘s Silicon Valley, is the latest star to join the cast of Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Variety has the news, reporting that Middleditch will join an ensemble cast that includes Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Vera FarmigaO’Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds and Charles Dance, as well as the returning Sally Hawkins and Ken Watanabe.

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Thomas Middleditch, who lends his voice to this weekend’s Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, can also be seen starring opposite Keanu Reeves in the upcoming sci-fi thriller Replicas. Details on his Godzilla: King of the Monsters character have not yet been revealed.

The previous Godzilla film, directed by Gareth Edwards, brought in $529 million at the global box office and starred Aaron Johnson. Elizabeth Olsen, and Bryan Cranston.

Dougherty is also writing King of the Monsters, which has not yet revealed official plot details. Legendary previously announced, however, the addition of several more famous Toho kaiju, including Rodan, Mothra, and King Ghidorah.

King of the Monsters is part of the Legendary and Warner Bros. cinematic MonsterVerse, which includes, in addition to Godzilla and the recent Kong: Skull Island, the upcoming Godzilla vs Kong feature film, set for a May 22, 2020 release. Just yesterday it was revealed that Adam Wingard (The Guest, You’re Next) is set to helm the Kaiju tentpole.

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Who do you think Thomas Middleditch might be playing in Godzilla: King of the Monsters? Who else would you like to see appear in the 2019 release? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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