“You’re Next” and “The Guest” director Adam Wingard is set to helm the upcoming “Godzilla vs. Kong” for Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures.
In March, Legendary set a writers room to work on the script for the project with scribes like Terry Rossio (“Pirates of the Caribbean”), T.S. Nowlin (“The Maze Runner”), J. Michael Straczynski (“Sense8”), Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne (“Star Trek Beyond”), Jack Paglen (“Transcendence”), Lindsey Beer (“The Kingkiller Chronicle”) and Cat Vasko involved.
The film will be the fourth movie in a series that began 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” arriving in 2019.
“Godzilla vs. Kong” is now set to rule on a Memorial Day weekend, opening May 22nd 2020. Wingard’s next feature, a film adaptation of the acclaimed manga “Death Note,” hits Netflix in July.