Funimation Films announced at San Diego Comic-Con last night that it has acquired the North, Central and South American distribution rights to the live-action film “Godzilla Resurgence” (aka. “Shin Godzilla”) from Toho Company, Ltd.
The agreement includes theatrical, home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast rights with the plan to release the film in theaters in late 2016.
Gen Fukunaga, CEO and President of Funimation says: “Funimation is extremely pleased to be working with Toho to bring ‘Shin Godzilla’ to audiences across the Americas.”. The project is the 29th Godzilla film produced by Toho and the first in over a decade.