The trailer for Godzilla V King Kong finally dropped Sunday and revealed for the first time significant plot details: Kong, it appears is the hero and is humanity’s last and only defense against a rampaging and confused Gojira who appears to be being manipulated by some outside force.
A sequel to Kong: Skull Island and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Godzilla vs. Kong is the long awaited continuation of Legendary’s Monsterverse. Reprising their roles in the film are Millie Bobby Brown and Kyle Chandler. Rebecca Hall, Alexander Skarsgård, and Brian Tyree Henry round out the cast as newcomers to the franchise.
It begins with Kong in chains before showing off scenes from the battle aboard military aircraft carriers. As mentioned, the trailer positions Kong as the hero and Godzilla as the villain, with many characters concerned about Godzilla’s destructive behavior.
Godzilla vs. Kong is set to release both in theaters and on HBO Max on March 26 as part of Warner Bros.’ simultaneous release strategy. Legendary finally released the new trailer ahead of the film’s release on March 26.
Watch the first full trailer for Godzilla vs. Kong, below.