Today at New York Comic Con, Apple TV+ and the Monarch: Legacy of Monsters team revealed an exciting new trailer. This upcoming series is a massive endeavor showcasing both iconic and fresh Titans, including the beloved atomic behemoth, Godzilla. The ensemble cast is nothing short of star-studded. Featuring luminaries such as Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Anders Holm, Joe Tippett, and Elisa Lasowski.
The thunderous trailer takes us on a journey through the history of Monarch. The enigmatic research organization born in the wake of Godzilla’s emergence in the 1950s. It transports us through the decades, bringing us to the present day, where the return of the King of the Monsters and the legendary Titans has led to catastrophic global transformations. With the world facing peril once again, humanity must call upon the mighty Godzilla to save the day.
Mark your calendars, as Monarch: Legacy of Monsters is all set for a worldwide premiere. The first two episodes are scheduled to hit screens on Friday, November 17, available exclusively on Apple TV+. Subsequently, a new episode will grace our screens every Friday, leading up to the grand culmination on January 12.
Apple has provided an intriguing synopsis for the series, which you can explore alongside the trailer:
Following the battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco, and the shocking revelation that monsters are real. Monarch: Legacy of Monsters tracks two siblings following in their father’s footsteps to uncover their family’s connection to the secretive organization known as Monarch. Clues lead them into the world of monsters and ultimately down the rabbit hole to Army officer Lee Shaw (played by Kurt Russell and Wyatt Russell), taking place in the 1950s and half a century later where Monarch is threatened by what Shaw knows. The dramatic saga – spanning three generations – reveals buried secrets and the ways that epic, earth-shattering events can reverberate through our lives.
‘Monarch’ Presents a Unique Casting Opportunity
Series director Matt Shakman expressed his excitement about adding Kurt Russell to the cast, alongside his son, Wyatt Russell, who portrays a younger version of his character. Shakman believed Russell was a perfect fit, likening the actor and Godzilla as enduring, iconic figures in the realm of American cinema.
The debut episode of Monarch: Legacy of Monsters is right around the corner, hitting Apple TV+ on November 17 following its presentation at NYCC today. Dive into the latest trailer below for a taste of the colossal action to come.