Zhang Ziyi Joins Godzilla Sequel Godzilla: King of Monsters and Beyond
“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Memoirs of a Geisha” star Zhang Ziyi has been added to the growing cast of Godzilla: King of Monsters, the sequel to 2014’s Godzilla by Gareth Edwards.
Her role hasn’t been specified at the moment but the studio execs are saying that her’s is a role that would go beyond the Godzilla sequel, as she will be a big part of the in-universe organization known as MONARCH. We have seen MONARCH in both ‘Godzilla” and in “Kong: Skull Island” but at different periods in time, The report goes to say that she’ll be seen in the present, in the world post-Godzilla’s appearance in North America.
Ziyi will join other cast members for the monster mash-up which includes O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Vera Farmiga (The Conjuring) and Kyle Chandler (Super 8). Ken Watanabe also returns from the first film as Dr. Ishiro Serizawa…
Godzilla: King of Monsters opens May 22, 2019 from Legendary Pictures