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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Godzilla 2) is the upcoming sequel to Legendary Pictures' and Warner Bros. Pictures' Godzilla (2014) movie. Directed by Michael Dougherty, Godzilla: King of the Monsters will see the introduction of other Toho monsters Rodan, Mothra and King Ghidorah. All three superspecies will vie for dominance of Earth and Godzilla will rise again to restore nature's balance.

'Crouching Tiger' Actress works for Monarch in Godzilla: King of the Monsters

'Crouching Tiger' Actress works for Monarch in Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Variety confirmed international star Zhang Ziyi, best known for her role as Yu Jiaolong in Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), has joined the impressive cast of Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Ziyi will reportedly have a prominent role as a Monarch representative.

As the news broke, director Michael Dougherty left a cryptic comment on Twitter, "Myth is our compass," and tagged Monarch Sciences--Seemingly confirming her 'key role' with the organization. The Hollywood Reporter claims Ziyi's deal is a multi-picture contract, suggesting she may appear in Godzilla vs. Kong as well.

Ziyi joins Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Kyle Chandler (Super 8, Friday Night Lights), Vera Farmiga (The Departed), O'Shea Jackson (Straight Outta Compton), Aisha Hinds (If I Stay), Anthony Ramos (Hamilton), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Randy Havens (Stranger Things), Sally Hawkins (Godzilla), Ken Watanabe, (Godzilla), Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) and Bradley Whitford (Get Out, West Wing). The film will be directed by Michael Dougherty from his screenplay co-written by Zach Shields. Alex Garcia is producing.

What do you think of Zhang Ziyi's inclusion in the film? What do you think she does for Monarch? Give us your thoughts in the comment section below.
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Sources:
Variety
The Tracking Board
Michael Dougherty's Official Twitter
The Hollywood Reporter

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4 Fan responses to 'Crouching Tiger' Actress works for Monarch in Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Draegar: The Hooded Figure

Jun-08-2017 5:39 PM

I think she may be the person behind the most knowledge of Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah.

With maybe the inclusion of her knowing that where they can be found.

YukisSpecial

Jun-08-2017 10:14 PM

Nice, great pick.  Movie certainly is turning into quite the ensemble piece.  Funny enough I'm re-reading through the old Marc Cerasini Godzilla books and it occurred to me just how every book was just jam-packed full of incidental characters, but managed to remain very enjoyable and good on the kaiju action.  I'd like to hope they strike a similarly good balance here.

JurassicNight

Jun-09-2017 8:12 AM

^^^

Very likely, that's how Kong was, and it worked.

RR44

Jun-10-2017 8:08 PM

diversity in talent.. makes for a potentially great story line. I really want a good story line in this movie. I think Ghidorah is going to be referred to as a mythological creature.. with a grand back story. BTW.. did anyone else notice the 3 headed Transformer in the latest trailer? talk about stealing a concept from the kaiju world.

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