Zhang Ziyi On Why She Chose “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”

Though busy with the preparations of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) made some time to travel back to her home country of China to promote her upcoming Hollywood film Godzilla: King of Monsters with costar Millie Bobby Brown.

The actress, named “Godmother” of the 19th annual Trophee Chopard 2019, was rumored to be pregnant, but her appearance in a tight metallic dress indirectly dispelled those rumors away.

Godzilla: King of Monsters is the sequel to 2014’s Godzilla, a reboot of the original Japanese film series created by Toho. The film also stars Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, and Ken Watanabe, who also starred in the 2014 film.

At the Chinese press con, Zhang Ziyi shared her experiences of doing the film, and also answered the question as to why she chose Godzilla II to be her comeback Hollywood film.

“It’s because my role isn’t a random background character,” she said confidently. The actresses added that the monsters in the film were better actors than her, and that if the monsters were able to attend the film festival, they’d “all win.”

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” Trailer

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This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.

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  1. Real answer: it’s because of the money of course! Also I make sure I’m not a random background chinese trophy character like AB or FBB, to make sure people know I’m still the top fandan of the food chain!

  2. I am glad Zhang Ziyi is making this movie. I enjoyed working with her when she was filming Wife’s Romantic Travel writing poetry for her, which is also in my poetry book Birds of Joy out now on Apple Books and Barnes & Noble #typewriterpoet #zhangziyi

  3. Haha, I enjoy her comments here. Actually, I think I already appreciated her chutzpah back when she struck a deal to star in Horsemen, which was co-sponsored by her fiance’s production company back then, if I’m not mistaken. She was the main actress in it and had full relevancy.

    I remember thinking good for her for not wanting to be a token Asian, which if we’re honest, is the case for majority of mainland Chinese actresses in Hollywood today. Her comments here reflect her tongue-in-cheek attitude about how Hollywood treats foreign Chinese artists and how she won’t stand for it.

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