A news report from The Hollywood Reporter states that Adam Wingard will take on the the first movie in the shared MonsterVerse Godzilla Vs. Kong.
Wingard is known mostly in Hollywood as a thriller and horror film director with films like You're Next and The Guest. His latest project is an adaptation of the horror anime Death Note which is launching in Netflix later this year.
Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. have been collaborating to build the MonsterVerse, which began in Gareth Edwards’ 2014 reboot of Godzilla. The film was followed by Kong: Skull Island earlier this year, which explicitly set up ties to the giant monsters that will return in the Godzilla sequel.
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