Elizabeth Ludlow of The Walking Dead fame is announced to join the ever-growing ensemble cast for Godzilla (2014)’s sequel Godzilla: King of Monsters.
Recently, entertainment news website Deadline reported that Elizabeth Ludlow, of The Walking Dead acclaim, has been cast to join the growing ensemble cast for the sequel of Legendary Pictures’ film Godzilla (2014) that is called Godzilla: King of Monsters.
Elizabeth Ludlow will be joining previously announced actors: O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton), Aisha Hinds (Underground, Shots Fired, Under the Dome), Anthony Ramos (White Girl, Hamilton (musical)), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley), Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Get Out, Transparent), and Zhang Ziyi (Memoirs of a Geisha, Hero, The Grandmaster).
In addition to castings, Kyle Chandler (King Kong (2005), Zero Dark Thirty, Super 8) Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, The Conjuring, Bates Motel), and Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) were reported to be starring in the film as a father, mother, and daughter. Also, Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Letters from Iwo Jima, Inception) and Sally Hawkins (Paddington, Blue Jasmine) will be reprising their roles from the previous film.
The plot of the film is described as follows:
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
Furthermore, Michael Dougherty (Krampus) was previously announced to helm the film and co-wrote its script with Zach Shields (Krampus (co-writer)).
Lastly, Godzilla: King of the Monsters is part of Legendary Pictures’ and Warner Bros.’s cinematic universe known as the “Monsterverse”. The film is scheduled to be released on March 22nd, 2019.