Godzilla vs. Kong Pushed Back to November 2020

The move should help the studio deliver the best possible end result following a somewhat disappointing showing for "King of the Monsters."

By Chris Morse

By all accounts, Godzilla: King of the Monsters was more of a whimper at the box office than a mighty roar, which is why it's no surprise to see its follow-up, Godzilla vs. Kong, pushed back several months for refinement. Warner Bros. Studios announced today that the upcoming crossover flick has retreated from its original March 13th, 2020 release date, instead opting to premiere later in the year.

The movie will now stomp (and hopefully smash) into theaters before next year's Thanksgiving on November 20th. The studio already had the date reserved for a then-undetermined major release and this film will take the honors. The extra time should hopefully allow moviegoers some time to build up interest and ensure a better end result at the end of the day from the production side of things.

Following the lukewarm reception to Godzilla: King of the Monsters despite it garnering a lot of early attention for outstanding visuals, Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich had previously mentioned that the movie might be delayed in order to deliver a better product in the long run. Today's news has made that approach official.

With Godzilla vs. Kong still about a year away, we have plenty of time before we start hearing more substantial information about the project. Until then, follow Dead Entertainment so we can keep you posted once news starts trickling out. Stay tuned!

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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo