"Godzilla 2" is set to cut a path of destruction back to theaters — but not until June 8, 2018,
Director Gareth Edwards, whose
During a presentation at Comic-Con last month, Legendary revealed that "Godzilla 2" will feature three more iconic monsters from the Toho canon: Rodan, Mothra and Ghidorah.
Four years is an unusually long time to wait after a hit movie, but Warners apparently likes Edwards enough to stand by as he works on "Star Wars," and also has a rather crowded slate in the summers ahead besides.
Indeed, the announcement follows Warner Bros'. staking its claim to nine dates through 2020 for yet-untitled superhero movies based on DC Comics properties.
Legendary also recently announced "Skull Island," a prequel to "King Kong" that's set for release Nov. 4, 2016.