Jessica Henwick joins the cast of Godzilla Vs. Kong
The upcoming monster movie Godzilla Vs. Kong has added a Game of Thrones¬†alumni to its ensemble cast with Jessica Henwick, according to Variety.¬†Henwick, who played Sand Snake Nymeria Sand on HBO‚Äôs sword-and-sorcery epic, also played Colleen Wing on the now-canceled Netflix series Iron Fist.¬†She reprised character on the equally canceled Netflix series¬†Luke Cage. Details about Henwick‚Äôs role in the monsters‚Äô cinematic showdown is unknown at this point.
So far, the monster-sized cast includes Alexander Skarsgard (Big Little Lies), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), Julian Dennison (Deadpool 2), Demi√°n Bichir (The Nun)¬†and Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead,¬†Avengers: Infinity War), Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), Kyle Chandler (Game Night)¬†as Mark Russell, Ziyi Zhang (The Cloverfield Paradox)¬†as Dr. Chen and Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) as Madison Russell.
The 2020 film serves as both a sequel to last year‚Äôs¬†Kong: Skull Island¬†as well as the 2014¬†Godzilla¬†and the forthcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Adam Wingard, the filmmaker behind¬†You‚Äôre Next,¬†The Guest, and¬†Blair Witch, will direct the film, marking just the second time that the two legendary movie monsters have appeared together in a film.
The script for¬†Godzilla vs. Kong¬†comes to us from a writer‚Äôs room run by Terry Rossio, who co-wrote the¬†Pirates of the Caribbean¬†films and also holds a story credit on 1998‚Äôs¬†Godzilla. The room also included¬†Star Trek Beyond¬†writers Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne,¬†The Kingkiller Chronicles¬†writer Lindsey Beer,¬†Queen of the Air¬†writer Cat Vasko,¬†Maze Runner¬†and¬†Pacific Rim Uprising¬†writer T.S. Nowlin and comic & television writer¬†J. Michael Straczynski.
Godzilla Vs. Kong stomps into theaters May 22, 2020.
Game of Thrones' Jessica Henwick joins the cast of Godzilla Vs. Kong