Zhang Ziyi Joins “Godzilla 2”
Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) will be back to tackle Hollywood with her upcoming appearance in the 2019 blockbuster Godzilla: King of Monsters, also known as Godzilla 2.
The film, produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros., is the sequel to the 2014 film Godzilla, a reboot of Toho’s Godzilla franchise. The 2014 film is the first installment in Legendary’s MonsterVerse, a shared universe that features both Godzilla and King Kong. The second film in the MonsterVerse series was Kong: Skull Island, which was released earlier this year.
According to the casting news, Zhang Ziyi will be playing a key role in the film, as her character will significantly impact the events in future MonsterVerse movies.
Appearing alongside Zhang Ziyi will be Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, and returning cast member Ken Watanabe. Legendary has not yet released the details of Zhang Ziyi’s character.
Following Godzilla: King of Monsters will be Godzilla vs. Kong, to be released in 2020.
Godzilla: King of Monsters will be released on March 22, 2019 in North America.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.