Godzilla arrived a bit later, but in terms of movies, he appeared in far more numbers than Kong. The 1954 Japanese film Gojira was a dark film that was as much an allegory of nuclear war as it was a thrilling creature feature. The many sequels that followed were never more serious, but they remained extremely entertaining and created a cinematic world of iconic monsters, from Mothra and Rodan to King Ghidra and Mechagodzilla.
The Big G finally made its way to Hollywood, and while 1998’s Godzilla was a terrible flop, the 2014 version, directed by Gareth Edwards, was a sleek and exciting success. The equally successful Kong: Skull Island helped create the interconnected MonsterVerse, while King of the Monsters extended the mythology by featuring more classic monsters from the original Japanese films.
Godzilla vs Kong brings these two cinematic titans together. Unsurprisingly, given the events of 2020, the film has experienced some delays, but is now expected to arrive in 2021. So here is everything we know so far about this highly anticipated monster showdown. .