Michael Dougherty is set to direct the sequel, which he has also co-written the script with Zach Shields, Millie Bobby Brown will be making her big screen debut in the film set for a 2019 release. Details of the plot are being kept under wraps for now.
While the reports don’t state who Zhang Ziyi (whose credits include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and House Of Flying Daggers) will be playing in the role, they do state that her character will be a significant figure within the covert Monarch organization established in that film and will figure prominently in their Monsterverse, what the studios are calling their monster-based cinematic universe, and appear in future films such as Godzilla vs Kong.
Zhang Ziyi will be joining a cast that includes Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Ken Watanabe, Aisha Hinds, Anthony Ramos, Charles Dance, Sally Hawkins, Thomas Middleditch and Bradley Whitford.
Godzilla: God of Monsters is scheduled for cinematic release on the 22nd March 2019.