Godzilla Was Here. GODZILLA AND THE TITANS Series Films Battle Aftermath in Vancouver’s Shangai Alley
Godzilla was here. Apple TV+’s Monsterverse series turned Vancouver’s Shanghai Alley into the aftermath of a Godzilla and the Titans battle for filming overnight last night.
Following the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco and the shocking new reality that monsters are real, the untitled Monsterverse series explores one family’s journey to uncover its buried secrets and a legacy linking them to the secret organization known as Monarch.
Day of the shoot.
Godzilla was here. (Maybe Mothra too?) pic.twitter.com/IrFBGXOmqq— doppelvancouver 🛸 (@doppelvancouver) October 7, 2022
Working titles: Godzilla & the Titans, Monarch, Hourglass.
Filming dates: June 27 2022 – December 15 2022.
Showrunner: Chris Black.
Director of first two episodes: WandaVision’s Matt Shakman.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Ren Watabe, Kiersey Clemons, Joe Tippett, Elisa Lasowski, Anders Holm.
Kurt and Wyatt Russell’s roles are undisclosed.
Anna Sawai (Pachinko) is former schoolteacher and G-Day survivor Cate who travels to Japan where she uncovers a family secret.
Ren Watabe is Kentario who embarks on a quest to learn more about his mysterious father.
Kiersey Clemons (Transparent) is American ex-pat May,
Joe Tippett (Mare of Easttown) is Tim, an office drone at secret organization Monarch who dreams of being a secret agent.
Elisa Lasowski is expert operative Duvall at Monarch, who helps guide her less field-oriented colleague Tim.
Anders Holm’s role is undisclosed.
Filming in Vancouver:
The Monsterverse series set up a “refugee camp” on an empty lot near the north end of the Granville Bridge in downtown Vancouver, for a July 11th shoot.
Turned Ladner near Westham Island and the docks in Steveston into 1950s Philippines, where Wyatt Russell was spotted.
As well as the Permanent Event venue.
There will be shoots in Hawaii and Tokyo, as well.
Producers: Legendary Television, Safehouse Pictures, Apple TV+.
Legendary’s Monsterverse projects include blockbuster movies like Godzilla , which filmed in metro Vancouver with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe and Bryan Cranston.
And Kong: Skull Island; Godzilla: King of Monsters; Godzilla vs. Kong as well as upcoming Netflix anime series Skull Island.