Adam Wingard Tapped to Helm ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Legendary Entertainment/Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. hired The Guest and Blair Witch director Adam Wingard to helm Godzilla vs. Kong, according to THR.

The Legendary Entertainment/Warner Bros. joint venture was written by Terry Rossio (the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and a story credit on 1998’s Godzilla) and his team.

It will be the fourth film in a series that started with Garth Edwards’ 2014 Godzilla reboot, continued with Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull Island earlier this year, and will next sees Michael Dougherty’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which is currently in production, arriving in 2019.

Godzilla vs. Kong is being pegged for a Memorial Day weekend, opening May 22, 2020. Wingard’s next feature, a live-action adaptation of the horror manga Death Note, will premiere on Netflix on August 25.

Source: Heat Vision

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