Godzilla: King Of The Monsters Brings Back Sally Hawkins, Adds Charles Dance

by Jay Jayson

Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the sequel to Legendary and Warner Bros.' 2014 movie, adds two more actors to its cast.

According to Deadline, Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine) is being brought back to play Dr. Vivienne Graham, the scientist that works for the secret organization known as Project Monarch and alongside its head scientist, Dr. Ishiro Serizawa (Ken Watanabe).

Charles Dance, the 70-year-old actor best known for playing Tywin Lannister on HBO’s award-winning fantasy series Game of Thrones, joined the cast as well -- though no details were provided on his role.

They join a cast that already includes Vera Farmiga (The Conjuring), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton), Ken Watanabe (Batman Begins), and Aisha Hinds (Under the Dome).

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Godzilla (2014) - In this gritty, realistic sci-fi action epic, Godzilla returns to its roots as one of the world's most recognized monsters. Directed by Gareth Edwards and featuring an all-star international cast, this spectacular adventure pits Godzilla against malevolent creatures that, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. 

Krampus and Trick'r'Treat filmmaker, Michael Dougherty, will helm Godzilla: King of the Monsters, based on a script he wrote with his Krampus co-writer, Zach Shields. 

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is scheduled for a March 22, 2019 release. Godzilla vs Kong will hit theaters on May 22, 2020.

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