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Candace Cameron-Bure Hospitalized After Brother Kirk Ran Her Over With A Go-Kart

Candace Cameron-Bure went to the hospital recently, and it was under unusual circumstances. As the Fuller House actress admitted on social media, Cameron-Bure is currently in the emergency room because her brother, actor Kirk Cameron, accidentally ran her over with a go-kart during a family outing. Because what’s a family get-together without a quick trip to the hospital, right? That’s how Bure looks at the situation, as the TV actress documented her hospital stay on Instagram.

As Candace Cameron-Bure admits in the Instagram video, what was meant to be a simple fun day with the family turned into a trip to the emergency room when the television actress somehow got run over by a go-kart driven by Kirk Cameron. In the video, Cameron-Bure appears to be in remarkably very good spirits when you consider the fact that she is in the ER, and she is seen giggling and cracking up about the whole situation mainly due to the sheer ridiculousness of it all.

In the social media video, Candace Cameron-Bure claims she’s waiting to find out if she broke or fractured her hand, and it wasn’t clear if what the situation was. Thankfully, in an Instagram Story posted later on that day (according to Entertainment Weekly), Cameron-Bure didn’t have any fractures or breaks. Instead, the X-Rays determined that she was just “really bruised.” Hopefully, then, this injury will not be disrupting her work — including any forthcoming seasons of Fuller House.

Additionally, Kirk Cameron takes responsibility for the accident. He apologized to Candace Cameron-Bure for the whole fiasco. Here’s what he said to his sister:

Thankfully, this accident won’t cause any family divides. Everyone involved seems to recognize that it was a mistake, and it shouldn’t case any tension (hopefully) during the ongoing Christmas season. Sometimes, accidents happen. Even ones that seem a little silly, like this one. Hopefully, Candace Cameron-Bure will be returning to her normal schedule as soon as possible, and this incident will simply be a silly story to share around the campfire around Christmas and elsewhere.

Meanwhile, we’re only days away from the new (maybe last) season of Fuller House. Netflix plans to drop the entire fourth season on December 14th, which means you have the chance to watch it with your own family during the holiday season. That should also be the case for the Cameron family — even despite this go-kart mishap.

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Solo’s Soundtrack Was Actually Disqualified From Oscar Nominations

While not every Star Wars movie has always been beloved by fans, there’s little argument that the music has been pretty much always amazing. Frequently, the score helps elevate some of the films’ weaker material and make it still seem powerful thanks to the amazing work of artists like John Williams. While both fans and critics weren’t necessarily in love with the last Star Wars movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story, it could have still made a play for year-end awards in categories like Best Original Score, but the film won’t be in the running for even a nomination after being disqualified for, of all things, not submitting the film for consideration in time.

Basically, every musical score for a movie that was released this year can be submitted to the branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that handles music. Over 150 different scores are being considered for the coveted five nomination slots that are available. There are a number of reasons that a score might be disqualified for consideration and there are always a few that are.

Variety reports that several movies are apparently not having their score considered for the coveted Oscar award. Solo: A Star Wars Story, whose score was written by John Powell, with contributions from John Williams, apparently missed the November 15 submission deadline, which is a fairly unfortunate way to keep from being considered. Somebody at Lucasfilm is probably getting the side eye for that move. Perhaps there was some confusion regarding who was supposed to submit the film in that category or it was simply a last minute decision to submit it at all.

A few other notable films have also been disqualified or were never actually submitted include the Nicolas Cage thriller Mandy, which was released on video-on-demand before it completed a qualifying theatrical run, meaning it can’t be considered for the Academy Awards at all and was never submitted.

Orson Welles final film, The Other Side of the Wind, which was finally completed and released by Netflix this year, was rejected because the majority of the soundtrack is actually pre-existing licensed music. Only about 40 minutes of Michel Legrand’s score is actually in the film, though he composed more.

One movie that is expected to compete for several Oscars next year, Green Book, won’t be competing in the Best Original Score category because the score by Kris Bowers heavily features elements of music by the Don Shirley Trio, the character played by Mahershala Ali in the film, and thus doesn’t qualify as an “original” score.

Every entry in the original Star Wars trilogy and the current trilogy received a nomination for Best Original Score, so Star Wars films have a solid history in this category. Solo: A Star Wars Story certainly wasn’t a shoo-in, but one has to guess it would have had a better chance of being nominated here than pretty much any other category.

We’ll see who’s still in the running when shortlists are announced December 17.

Rami Malek Kept Cameramen On Their Toes During Bohemian Rhapsody Filming

Last week brought news of the Golden Globe nominations, giving a hint as to which projects could end up winning major accolades during this year’s Awards Season. The Freddie Mercury biopic has been making a ton of money at the box office, with Mr. Robot actor Rami Malek receiving particular acclaim for his portrayal of the beloved singer and rock visionary. In fact, the members of Queen even support the performance.

Rami Malek is already predicted for Oscar attention, with his Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor seemingly hinting at a very celebrated season. Malek’s voice and physicality have both been highlights of his performance, although it appears that the crew might not have had such a good time on set. Mainly because the actor was trying to emulate Freddie Mercury’s unpredictable performance style. As Malek tells it,

Bohemian Rhapsody has been praised for its stellar concert scene, especially the thrilling Live Aid concert that the movie led up to. Much of this goes to the combination of cinematography and Rami Malek’s performance as the Queen front man. But that also meant the cameramen on set had to be on their toes in order to capture every moment from the actor, and recreate the iconic show.

Rami Malek’s comments from Page Six show how methodically the Mr. Robot standout approached his role in Bohemian Rhapsody. Malek worked extremely hard to find Freddie Mercury’s voice and physicality, a process that had extra layers once factoring in the singer’s performing style. While it is a role that has already granted Malek tons of acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination, it’s fun to peak behind the curtain at exactly what it took for the actor to play Mercury.

Bohemian Rhapsody‘s success is particularly fascinating because it was not guaranteed. There was a fair amount of controversy surrounding the biopic before its release, and it opened to a lukewarm critical success. Director Bryan Singer departed the project before it was completed, making the status of Bohemian Rhapsody appear risky. And after some advocacy groups took umbrage with the lack of same-sex romantic plots for Mercury, the odds were stacked against the project.

Still, the project resonated with audiences, and Bohemian Rhapsody has made a ton of money at the box office. And with the movie also getting award attention, Bohemian Rhapsody is still just getting started.

Bohemian Rhapsody is in theaters now. In the meantime check out our 2019 release list to plan your trips to the movies in the New Year.

Netflix Just Had A Record-Breaking Month In November

Netflix is doing alright, I guess. The subscription streaming service has made recent headlines for the cancellation of its latest Marvel series, but even that has apparently not been bad for business. The streaming giant just logged a record-breaking month in November. In what arena? Excellent question.

It all happened in Netflix’s consumer spending via its mobile apps. New numbers shared by data app intelligence firm, Sensor Tower, reveal Netflix had a lot to be thankful for in November. Combining consumer spending on iOS and Android apps, the streamer pulled in $86.6 million, per Tech Crunch. Still, the numbers may not seem that impressive until you realize what makes them record breakers.

That number is a 77% increase from last year’s, which itself was no small figure. Last year, Netflix grossed $49 million in November. As of now, Netflix has grossed over $1.58 billion on mobile. Yes, that is billion not million. That gigantic number should help illuminate Netflix’s ability to spend so much on building its content library.

The streaming platform does a lucrative business. In other words, Netflix is making a lot of money to spend a lot of money and vice versa. A few months ago, it was reported that the popular streamer planned to double its current library of original content. That move will give consumers watching mobile more than enough new options in the future.

It is not a bad time to be Netflix or a subscriber of the popular platform. November was an interesting month for the streamer. It ushered in new content and revealed the ushering out of others.

In one of its most high-profile moves, Netflix cancelled the superhero drama Daredevil. That decision sent shockwaves throughout as it seemed to signal the end of Marvel original series at Netflix. Those shows have been part of the appeal of the platform’s original content.

Questions continue to linger for fans of the show, including why it was cancelled in the first place. It was reportedly one of Netflix’s top five performing shows at the time of its cancellation. Amidst all of the confusion, a challenger is set to square off on the streaming stage. Disney is starting its own streaming platform, meaning Netflix is gearing up for an exciting 2019.

With Disney stepping into the streaming world, Netflix is arguably about to face its toughest competition to date. Consumers could cancel their Netflix subscription in the pursuit of Disney+, or subscribe to both. Along with services like Amazon Prime and Hulu, premium subscribers are becoming a cost-consuming endeavor. The issue of cost has reportedly led Walmart to consider entering the fray.

No matter what happens, it will be fun to follow Netflix’s numbers in the coming year. The subscription streamer is still in a prime position to gain on this year’s impressive revenue. Will it do that? Well, that is the kind of cliffhanger a Netflix show would love.

7 Marvel Heroes Daredevil Could Team Up With In The MCU

With Daredevil‘s recent cancellation on Netflix, it feels as though the timing couldn’t be better for Marvel to attempt to work the hero into the MCU. With that said, here’s a handful of heroes who would pair well with Matt Murdock, and maybe even allow for him to get a film of his own someday.

Black Widow

A Daredevil and Black Widow meet-up has been on MCU wish lists for a while, mostly due to the relationship the two had in Marvel Comics. Matt seemed to have something happening with Karen again at the end of Daredevil Season 3, but with him having fallen for three women throughout his run so far, a new love interest wouldn’t be out of character. The question is, will Marvel finally let these two meet?

The odds seem better given the hero is now free from Netflix, although with Black Widow’s film set to take place in the past as opposed to the present day, Matt may not be Daredevil yet. Marvel probably won’t derail its plans for the film just for the sake of including Daredevil, as much as some may want them to. If a role in her film is out of the question, perhaps the two will cross paths in Avengers: Endgame?

Spider-Man

The Daredevil and Spider-Man crossover is clear, as these two New York guys have shared villains over the years. The two are on two wildly different maturity levels at the moment, however, so meshing Tom Holland’s Peter Parker with Charlie Cox’s Daredevil could be a bit of a challenge. Marvel could always recast the hero and reintroduce him, although keeping Cox and his character’s background the same could benefit the hero exponentially.

I don’t know exactly how Spider-Man: Far From Home is gonna turn out, but I feel fairly comfortable in saying it probably won’t be nearly as extreme as any season of Daredevil. I’m not saying the Web-Slinger needs to go quite that dark, but perhaps a Daredevil adventure with higher stakes and consequences could be that coming-of-age moment that helps Peter grasp just how serious his job is as a hero. Provided his being snapped away didn’t already drive that home.

Captain America

If Captain America and Daredevil met up in the MCU, how would that go down? The two current iterations of the characters seem like kindred spirits and definitely have more in common than not when it comes to their moral code. Captain America may be a little less brutal than the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen, but one can afford to take things a bit easier when they have Super Soldier Serum to help taking a hard hit.

The common ground Captain America and Daredevil share may make him the ideal hero to introduce him into the MCU. Appearing in a Captain America adventure as a hero is seemingly an instant invite to all future ensemble get-togethers, which is great news for those afraid the hero might fall off the face of the Earth post-show cancellation.

Winter Soldier & Falcon

As mentioned, getting in good with Captain America is often an instant invite to the other ensemble films. Sam and Bucky have both earned their roles in the ensemble films, of course, and have even managed to get a follow-up adventure that’s said to be heading to Disney+ in the near future. Would it be possible for Daredevil to work his way into that tale, or is three a crowd?

I’m hoping that’s not the case, as the duo’s Disney+ debut may be what serves as the bridge to bring other Marvel television heroes into the MCU. Additionally, Bucky and Sam have a power set that Daredevil can hang with and be useful. That’s not to say he couldn’t do the same with Cap or another hero, but his contributions would feel a bit more significant amongst guys like Falcon and Winter Soldier.

Iron Man

Marvel used Tony Stark to ease Tom Holland’s Peter Parker into the MCU, so it stands to reason it could do the same thing with Daredevil. Granted, Matt Murdock isn’t a child, so the growing pains of bringing him into any adventure may have different growing pains. For example, would Daredevil be as willing to listen to whatever Stark tells him to do in the heat of a moment?

He probably wouldn’t have the teenage rebellious streak of Peter Parker, but Daredevil is definitely a guy who is used to taking lead in most situations. It would be interesting to see how he’d fare as a supporting player, and how his character would hope with having very little say in how a plan may be carried out. Would he play ball or would he go rogue and inadvertently cause more problems for others involved?

Hawkeye

The Avengers: Endgame trailer showed that Hawkeye seems to be in a dark place, and maybe on a rampage trying to do anything he can to reverse Thanos’ snap. Hawkeye was never one wholly against violence to achieve a means to an end, but even Daredevil’s brand of justice may have been too extreme for the Avenger. If Clint was looking to settle scores and get some answers, would he contact Matt Murdock for some help?

Possibly, and with Hawkeye appearing as Ronin in the latest feature, the odds are much higher that he’ll be down with someone who pushes the envelope. Fun fact, Daredevil was considered for the mantle of Ronin in the MCU at one point, so perhaps a meeting would allow Clint to pass the mantle on to Matt? Even if that isn’t happening, including Daredevil in an adventure would seemingly be enough to justify an action-packed Hawkeye feature film, which could be great.

Those with other suggestions of MCU heroes Daredevil could pair up with should leave their suggestions in the comments. For more on Daredevil, check out why Netflix‘s cancellation is even more shocking in light of a recent report that shows that ratings may not have played a factor into the streaming service’s decision.

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Albums Of The Year: Tierra Whack’s Dizzying World-Building Will Give You Whiplash

In Tierra Whack’s world, MTV stands for “men touch vaginas,” ABC means “all boys cry,” and BET stands for “bitches eat tacos.” That’s according to “Cable Guy,” one of the most accessible points of entry on her shapeshifting, impressive debut, Whack World, a swirling realm all her own where songs vanish just as unsystematically as they materialize. Welcome to an entirely new dimension.

Of course, “accessible” seems like the wrong word to describe Whack’s ephemeral wonder. It’s surely immediate, but that actually undersells how easy the adventurous Whack World — which is comprised of 15 songs, all precisely one minute long — is to get lost inside of. Without much warning, bouncy beats suddenly lift and yield to toy keyboards or looping carnival melodies, the last phrase Whack sings still hanging in that half second of empty space.

Barely four minutes in and somehow already a quarter of the way into the experience, she deadpans, “I’m not perfect but I improvise.” A few tracks later, on a song called “Fuck Off,” Whack grabs hold of a cartoonish country twang to spew hexes involving ass rashes. It’s hilarious. It’ll also give you whiplash if you’re not careful.

Whack grew up in Philadelphia and battle-rapped in her teens under the name Dizzle Dizz. But she wanted more. She idolized Lauryn Hill and André 3000 for their innovation and creative command. “I’m like, I want to be like them. I want to be an artist,” Whack told MTV News in an interview at the top of 2018.

Eventually, after completing school in Atlanta, she cut the wild “Mumbo Jumbo” after a trip to the dentist left her mouth swollen. The track is nearly post-vocal, with Whack’s garbled delivery becoming more important than anything she could be communicating clearly. It came out under her given name in late 2017, but it was just a primer for what she’d soon prove to be capable of.

Whack World splits that kind of bold pioneering into 15 shards of shrapnel; Whack adopts new musical personas as she sees fit and discards them in seconds. For music obsessives, this kind of brevity evokes a key, if potentially obsolete, question: Is Whack World an album or an EP? If 2018 really is the year of the EP, long defined as a music collection of less than 30 minutes, and if albums are basically already dead anyway, then Whack’s contribution snugly works as an EP. Right?

Or maybe albums are just shorter now. This year, Kanye West oversaw an entire fleet of new albums clocking in at barely over 20 minutes. Rappers like Valee, Earl Sweatshirt, and Chris Crack crammed more songs onto releases by keeping them lean, yet brimming with unique flavor. Or maybe it doesn’t matter at all. Whack World, naturally, is unconcerned by these semantic squabbles. The artist has world-building to do.

Whack focused on crafting something complete and holistic, including a full-album visual that also doubles as a short film. She partnered with directors Thibaut Duverneix and Mathieu Léger for a series of interconnected, moody vignettes that allow Whack to inhabit precisely who she wants to be for each track — say, a bloated insect victim on “Bugs Life” and a childlike songbird in “Pet Cemetery”‘s Sesame Street-esque puppet sequence. On release day, Whack also unveiled each clip (and therefore, each song) individually on Instagram in the ultimate act of meeting music fans where they already live. After you’ve experienced the songs via the visual, it’s hard to hear them without conjuring those striking images. And maybe that’s the point.

Last week, at Billboard‘s Women in Music event, Whack presented the Trailblazer award to another pioneer in the field of (e)motion pictures, Janelle Monáe. But then Monáe flipped the script. In a series of escalating praises that left Whack shaking her head in gracious disbelief, Monáe delivered a knockout compliment. “I just want to thank you for sacrificing your time to present this award to me,” she said, looking directly at Whack.

There’s truth there. From the time Whack walked out onstage until when she walked into the back together with Monáe, the whole encounter lasted about six minutes. That’s six Tierra Whack songs right there.

Lady Gaga Can Only Watch The First Half Of A Star Is Born

While the ceremony wont’ arrive until late February, moviegoers and cinephiles and moviegoers alike are already thinking about the Academy Awards. Awards season is in full bloom, with plenty of projects coming to theaters that are expected to pick up major nominations. The first of these projects is Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut A Star Is Born, which has already accrued a number of Golden Globe noms.

Pop star Lady Gaga makes her leading lady debut in A Star Is Born, playing unknown singer Ally, and slipping away from her costumes and real-life fame for the project. Gaga has been very open about her process of acting and singing in the drama, and recently revealed she can’t get through the second half of A Star Is Born. Mostly because she loves Bradley Cooper’s character Jackson Maine so much. As she tells it,

It looks like Lady Gaga still hasn’t let go of her character Ally from A Star Is Born. As such, seeing Ally’s one true love and husband onscreen elicits a strong reaction from the “Poker Face” singer. So she’s sticking to the warm and fuzzy parts about the movie… at least, for now.

Lady Gaga’s comments toThe L.A. Times show how connected she still is to her Star Is Born role. While certain movie fans will roll their eyes at hardcore method acting a la Jared Leto in Suicide Squad, some characters are easier to let go than others. And considering Lady Gaga also worked so intimately on the flow of the project and its music, she’s understandably changed from the experience of her leading lady debut.

Considering Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s multifaceted roles in A Star Is Born, the duo are strong contenders to snatch a few trophies throughout Awards Season. The Golden Globes have already recognized the movie, which is competing in the drama categories rather than musical.

Reception for the latest A Star Is Born remake has been extremely high since it first debuted at Cannes this year, although there are plenty of Oscar-bait movies coming down the pipeline before ceremonies begin dishing out awards.

CinemaBlend will keep you updated on all things A Star Is Born, especially regarding the movie’s award nominations. In the meantime, check out our 2019 release list to plan your trips to the movies in the New Year.

Birds Of Prey Writer Explains How That Crazy Subtitle Happened

DC’s live-action universe is a fascinating places, with news constantly breaking about the comic book franchise. While Warner Bros. continues to announce additional projects like the developing Plastic Man movie, there are a handful of blockbusters that are actively moving forward, including an official release date. In addition to Aquaman and Shazam!, the Birds of Prey movie is coming together, with the full title actually revealed to be Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn).

The subtitle is something that fans didn’t expect, and shows how much the upcoming blockbuster will focus on Margot Robbie’s fan favorite Harley Quinn. Writer Christina Hodson recently opened up about Birds of Prey‘s title, and how the parentheses was ultimately added to the project, saying:

Well, isn’t that an interesting story. It turns out that Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn) actually began as a bit of a joke, as Cathy Yan’s upcoming DC flick was being developed. And while it was originally a placeholder, the subtitle ended up being the winner for the production team of Birds of Prey.

Christina Hodson’s comments to Collider are fascinating, and show how organically the Birds of Prey movie seems to be coming together. While certain superhero movies are born out of need and obligation, Birds of Prey seemed to take form a bit more naturally. Director Cathy Yan has been assembling her cast and crew, and it seems that Hodson and company tried to keep it simple when it came to the title. That is, by making it as complicated as possible.

Birds of Prey‘s subtitle helps to set the tone of the upcoming project, which is also rumored to be aiming at an R rating. The rating and focus on mob related characters like Black Mask and Huntress made the project sound like more of a drama, but Harley Quinn’s inclusion will change that.

As the title says, Birds of Prey will also focus on Harley’s emancipation, serving as a spinoff to continue her narrative from Suicide Squad. Is he leaving The Joker behind? We’ll have to wait and see. The not-so-dynamic duo were also announced for their own movie, although DC’s overall schedule and road map continues to be a mystery for moviegoers.

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is currently set to arrive in theaters on February 7th, 2020. In the meantime, check out our 2019 release list to plan your trips to the movies in the New Year.

Jason Momoa Doesn’t Blame Henry Cavill Or Ben Affleck If They’re Done With DCEU

The future of the DC movie universe is far from clear in regards to two major characters. Whether or not we’ll ever see Henry Cavill as Superman or Ben Affleck as Batman again in a DC movie is unknown. However, if they are both, in fact, done with their runs, Aquaman ‘s Jason Momoa says he doesn’t hold it against them. While it sounds like Momoa would love to work with them both again, if that doesn’t happen he understands that each of them needs to do whatever it is they need to do. According to Momoa…

Of course, either Jason Momoa doesn’t know what’s really going on with the greater DCEU or he’s expected to pretend like he doesn’t. Even if he has inside info, and it certainly sounds like what he tells Huffington Post that he doesn’t, he’s not going to be the one to spill the beans. There will be official channels when these sorts of things are done.

Nothing within DC’s film universe is cut and dried, but rumors have circulated in the past few months that Henry Cavill is actually done playing Superman. While there have been reports that this isn’t the case, what does seem clear is that there no plans for new Superman movies in the near future so we won’t be seeing Cavill play Superman, even if he technically still has the job.

The conversation regarding Ben Affleck’s Batman is a bit different. We know that in that case there is a Batman movie on the way, Matt Reeves has been working on a script and is set to direct. Of course, the fact that Ben Affleck himself was going to write and direct the film, but decided to step away, has made fans wonder if he’ll still show up in front of the camera. Everybody involved has been fairly cagey in their responses when asked if Affleck would be back. Nothing definitive has been said one way or the other.

In the end, Jason Momoa’s comments are just reflective of the fact that, at the end of the day, making movies is a job, and we all want our careers to fulfilling in some way, and it’s possible that both Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck have just decided that they’d rather do something else.

With a Batman movie on the way, we’ll almost certainly know what’s up with that character before we get anything definitive on Superman. Until then, we know we’ll have two other Justice League members to keep us entertained, as Aquaman is only a couple of weeks away and Wonder Woman 1984 is coming after that.

New Godzilla: King Of The Monsters Trailer And Poster Are Here, And They’re Huge

Godzilla: King of the Monsters just unleashed its second massive trailer, and a massive new poster. Words like “huge,” “massive,” “colossal,” “gigantic” — they will all work for this movie. The first Godzilla 2 trailer came during San Diego Comic-Con, and this second look further reveals the Godzilla sequel, which arrives in theaters in May 2019. Check out the fresh visuals:

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the third film in the MonsterVerse after Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island, with Godzilla vs. Kong still to come in 2020.

Michael Dougherty directed and co-wrote King of the Monsters, and he told fans a trailer would be coming Sunday, December 9 during Brazil Comic-Con. That is indeed when it was shown, but those of us who were not in Brazil had to wait until the next day for the trailer to drop online. To make up for the day wait, fans were also treated to this new wall-worthy poster:

Long Live The King! In the 2019 film, Godzilla faces classic monsters like Rodan and Mothra, along with arch-nemesis King Ghidorah. Here’s a breakdown of all the monsters we’ll see in this film, and more of what we know about the movie so far.

As for the humans, Godzilla: King of the Monsters stars Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, O’Shea Jackson Jr., and Zhang Ziyi. Ken Watanabe and Sally Hawkins are also reprising their respective roles as Dr. Ishiro Serizawa and Dr. Vivienne Graham from Godzilla.

Vera Farmiga revealed that her character, paleobiologist Dr. Emma Russell, will be able to communicate with Godzilla and the other monsters and potentially control them using their bioacoustics on a sonar level. Her Dr. Emma Russell will be joined by her husband Mark, played by Kyle Chandler, and her daughter Madison, played by Millie Bobby Brown.

According to Warner Bros. and Legendary, Godzilla: King of the Monsters follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters. Those monsters include the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. “When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.”

Director Mike Dougherty revealed last month that he has finished work on Godzilla: King of the Monsters. He thanked the thousands of people around the world who helped make his lifelong dream a reality.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters arrives in theaters on May 31, 2019, which is a very busy month for major releases, even though it no longer includes Avengers 4. A sequel to this film, Godzilla vs. Kong, is scheduled to follow up on May 22, 2020, as directed by Adam Wingard. Don’t forget to look through our 2018 release schedule to see what movies are still to come this year.