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GODZILLA VS. KONG (2020): Adam Wingard To Direct Monster Crossover

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Adam Wingard Set To Serve As Director Of Godzilla Vs. Kong

You’re Next director Adam Wingard has been picked by Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. to helm their upcoming crossover film Godzilla vs. Kong.

A veteran of the horror genre, Wingard has worked on a litany of noteworthy projects such as A Horrible Way to Die, Autoerotic, and What Fun We Were Having. In addition, he has collaborated on anthology films like 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero, V/H/S/, and The ABC’s of Death. More recently, he has been enlisted to direct the live-action adaptation of Death Note.

Set for release in 2020, the planned monster movie will be based on a script penned by a writer’s room assembled specifically for the production. Some of the names working on the project include Terry Rossio, Patrick McKay, J.D. Payne, Lindsey Beer, Cat Vasko, T.S. Nowlin, and J. Michael Straczynski.

Per Superherohype, the source of this story:

Earlier this year, we saw the release of Kong: Skull Island, and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, starring Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga and Millie Bobby Brown, is now in production. Godzilla vs. Kong was recently moved up a week from May 29 to May 22, 2020. This takes it to Memorial Day weekend (The holiday occurs on Monday, May 25 that year.)

When Legendary announced films centered on Godzilla and Kong, fans all over the world speculated these two characters might one day meet in the same film.

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Reggie Peralta

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