Mexico City destroyed in the latest Godzilla sequel
For those who are eager to know what role the city will play, the most recent advance of the film shows Rodan, one of Godzilla's classic opponents, waking up, taking flight and destroying everything in his path, and in its way happens to stand Mexico's capital.
Rodan, Mothra, and King Ghidorah are three classic monsters that have repeatedly confronted Godzilla in the Toho film saga, so his appearance in Godzilla: King of the Monsters has the genre movie enthusiasts and of the kaiju films with the expectation up to the sky.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the third installment of the MonsterVerse of Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros., and that includes the American re-launch of Godzilla, released in 2014, and Kong: The Skull Island, tape that arrived in 2017.
After the release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, will follow Godzilla vs. Kong, the film that will face the two iconic giants in a duel of total destruction, and that will debut in 2020.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters features the performances of Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O'Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn, and Ken Watanabe.
According to Stacy Perskie, one of the Mexican producers participating in this feature film, "scoutings" were made in Guatemala before in Mexico; however, the architectural beauty of the capital and the experience that people in this country have in working on these large productions, was more satisfactory.
"It was not difficult to convince them that the Mexican capital was the option since many of the producers did not know Mexico City and were shocked by its architectural beauty."
During the press conference, Alex Garcia, producer of Legendary Pictures, said:
"We did a thorough search to find the perfect environment for a key scene in the plot of the film and found everything we needed in Mexico City. The vitality that the director, Michael Dougherty sought, Mexico also has some of the most enthusiastic fans of 'Godzilla' around the world."
Previous installments: Godzilla, by Gareth Edwards, raised 529.1 million dollars worldwide (with a box office of 152.5 million in Asia only), and Kong: Skull Island, by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, recorded a total box office of 566.7 million of dollars worldwide, with 245.5 million from Asia alone.
Mexico is the second largest market for the distribution of Hollywood cinema and te 24th James Bond film was also filmed in the Mexican capital.