L.L. Cool J's "Momma Said Knock You Out" remains one of the all-time great musical tracks, and Godzilla: King of the Monsters is giving it a nice new home, in the film's latest TV spot. Watch that action-packed new footage above, as it showcases the all-out Kaiju war that Godzilla fans have been waiting to see from Hollywood!
As stated, the new TV spot reveals more of the Kaiju-on-Kaiju (or "Titan-on-Titan" in this telling) battles that at once make Godzilla: King of the Monsters a thrilling action blockbuster and horror-themed disaster film. The battle this time is a four-way match between Godzilla and some of his iconic Kaiju counterparts: Rodan, Mothra, and King Ghidorah.
If you were a fan that was somewhat (or very) disappointed in the 2014 Godzilla reboot, King of the Monsters is clearly here to give you what you've been missing. Director Mike Dougherty is clearly a fan of the classic Godzilla movies and all the Kaiju rivalries therein, and wants to make that (not so much the human drama) the centerpiece of his chapter in Warner Bros.' Monsterverse franchise.
Doughtery revealed to us on the Godzilla 2 set that he went to great lengths to not only honor Toho history with these iconic monsters, while also creating an updated context that connects them to humanity and our history:
"...That's something that we're also trying to bring to this film, a mythological, almost biblical, backdrop to these creatures." Dougherty explained. "I mean, it's called Godzilla, so in some
It's not like the monsters are suddenly popping up out of nowhere, they've always been here, they were here before we
Godzilla: King of the Monsters hits theaters on May 31st.
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