Untitled MonsterVerse series
Genre
Created by
Written by
  • Chris Black
  • Matt Fraction
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
Production companies
Release
Original networkApple TV+

The untitled MonsterVerse series is an upcoming American monster streaming television series created by Chris Black and Matt Fraction. The series is intended to be a part of Warner Bros. and Legendary's MonsterVerse multimedia franchise and shared fictional universe. The series is slated to be released via streaming exclusively on Apple TV+.

Synopsis

Following the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco and the shocking new reality that monsters are real, the series explores one family's journey to uncover its buried secrets and a legacy linking them to the secret organization known as Monarch.[1]

Cast

Production

Development

Following the success of Godzilla vs. Kong, discussions commenced on ways that the MonsterVerse could be expanded beyond feature films. Legendary proposed a live-action series, and amongst the potential investors, Apple TV+ expressed immediate interest and negotiated a deal and green-lit the series in January 2022. The project will be a joint-venture production between Legendary Television, Safehouse Pictures and Toho. Chris Black will serve as showrunner.[1][2][3] In May, Matt Shakman was hired to direct the first two episodes in addition to executive producing.[4]

Casting

In June, Anna Sawai, Ren Watabe, Kiersey Clemons, Joe Tippett and Elisa Lasowski were cast in the series.[5] In July, Kurt Russell and Wyatt Russell were added to the cast,[6] with Mari Yamamoto joining in August.[7]

Filming

In July 2022, it was revealed that principal photography had commenced in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[8]

References

  1. ^ a b Lane, Carly (January 20, 2022). "Godzilla and Titans MonsterVerse TV Show in the Works at Apple TV+ From Chris Black and Matt Fraction". Collider. Archived from the original on January 20, 2022. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  2. ^ Kroll, Justin (January 20, 2022). "Apple TV+ Lands Godzilla & Titans Series Based On Legendary's Monsterverse". Deadline. Archived from the original on January 20, 2022. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  3. ^ "Godzilla TV Show Set In MonsterVerse Happening: Get The Details". ScreenRant. January 20, 2022. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  4. ^ Otterson, Joe (May 19, 2022). "Godzilla and the Titans Live-Action Series at Apple Sets WandaVisions' Matt Shakman to Direct (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved May 19, 2022.
  5. ^ Cordero, Rosy (June 30, 2022). "Anna Sawai, Joe Tippett & Kiersey Clemons Among Cast Of Apple's Live-Action Godzilla and Titans Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 30, 2022.
  6. ^ Otterson, Joe (July 20, 2022). "Godzilla and the Titans Live-Action Apple Series Casts Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell". Variety. Retrieved July 20, 2022.
  7. ^ Cordero, Rosy (August 18, 2022). "Pachinko Star Mari Yamamoto Boards Apple Series Based On Legendary's Monsterverse Franchise". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 18, 2022.
  8. ^ Vincent, Maxance (July 13, 2022). "MonsterVerse Godzilla TV Show's Setting Revealed In New Set Photos". Screen Rant. Retrieved July 13, 2022.