Legendary’s MonsterVerse will unleash for the 2nd time with King of the Monsters and King Kong
An untitled sequel to ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ will begin filming in Australia later this year. The film is eyeing on Gold Coast and other locations in Southeast Queensland state marking the third time because the region is titled Monsterverse. In 2016 “Kong: Skull Island” and 2019 “Kong: Skull Island” was filmed on the Gold Coast.
According to Variety, The untitled sequel will receive A$16 million ($11.8 million) via the Australian federal government’s A$540 million ($399 million) Location Incentive Program. A further A$6.3 million ($4.66 million) of subsidy will come from the state screen agency Screen Queensland and its Production Attraction Strategy. Both authorities said that they expect the film production to generate more than A$119 million ($88 million) into the economy, employ more than 500 local casts and crew, and use more than 750 extras.
Producer Eric McLeod told “The highly skilled crews, first-rate facilities, and unique locations make filming in Australia a great experience. The support from both the federal government as well as Queensland has always been critical to our success in achieving a high level of filmmaking and an unparalleled audience experience”.
“Godzilla vs Kong” earned over $101 million in North America and It broke several pandemic box office records, and grossed over $468.2 million worldwide, against a production budget between $155–200 million and a break-even point of $330 million.