Godzilla, Monarch, and M.U.T.O’s Referenced in New Clip From ‘Kong: Skull Island’


If you are a fan of Godzilla and the impending King Kong vs Godzilla movie that is coming in 2020, then this clip will get you very excited. The clip form the upcoming Kong: Skull Island features Sam Jackson and John Goodman as they exchange words over the massive Ape that is currently terrorizing them on the mystery island. Goodman gives some backstory to his character and alludes to other creatures that might be out there waiting to be awakened.

Follow the link to the video from Yahoo!


For those that have seen the new Godzilla movie, you already understand the Monarch reference and that this makes Goodman’s character the connective tissue between Kong and Godzilla. While Goodman’s Randa calls it his organization, it’s not confirmed whether he is the head of Monarch or just a member. The term M.U.T.O. being used makes this interesting, knowing that this organization has known about massive beasts for decades prior to Godzilla is a neat little tidbit.

Kong: Skull Island is set to release in just a couple of weeks, on March 10th, 2017, followed by Godzilla: King of Monsters in 2019 and the untitled Godzilla Kong battle film in 2020.

Scripted by Max Borenstein, John Gatins, Dan Gilroy, and Derek Connolly, and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, the film also stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, Tian Jing, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, John Ortiz, Thomas Mann, Shea Whigham, Toby Kebbell, and Eugene Cordero.

Check out the official synopsis below:

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Kong: Skull Island” reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (“The Kings of Summer”). In the film, a diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific – as beautiful as it is treacherous – unaware that they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong.



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