Analog EP15: Big Bada Boom

Josh, Theo, and Bovi are back on the case! Covering the latest news and views on the coolest pop culture has to offer!

X-Men Dark Phoenix, Justice League, Godzilla 2, and Atari fill out the news for the 15th episode of Analog! We also wrap-up E3 with our thoughts and favorites from the massive show! Check out the links below to listen, and please Subscribe and Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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Godzilla 2 Enters Production

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Legendary has officially announced that Godzilla: King of the Monsters has begun filming today, as well as releasing an official synopsis. Director Michael Dougherty (Trick R’ Treat, Krampus) is behind the lens this time, with an ensemble cast starring Zhang Ziyi, Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Ken Watanabe, Thomas Middleditch, Charles Dance, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Aisha Hinds

They have also confirmed, thanks to the synopsis the appearance of the monsters we saw in the post-credits scene for Kong: Skull Island. Godzilla: King of the Monsters is set to release on March 22, 2019.

The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including 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.

Toho Reveals New Godzilla

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After some incredible fan anticipation, the unique animated Godzilla film that has seen Netflix and Toho partner up has finally gotten a new update. This one is a new teaser poster, posted on the official Toho Twitter that shows the Godzilla we’re getting looks very close to the 2014 American version.

You can hit the jump to view the poster, which reads “Despair Evolves” in reference to their smash hit, Shin Godzilla, which released last year.

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Godzilla vs. Kong Finds Director

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The giant monster battle to end all battles is throwing down in 2020, and it now has a director. Adam Wingard (Death Note, The Guest, You’re Next) is now attached to direct Godzilla vs. Kong for Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures from a writer’s room script lead by Pirates of the Caribbean scribe, Terry Rossio.

The other writer’s in the room include Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne (Star Trek Beyond), Lindsey Beer, Cat Vasko, Maze Runner movies writer T.S. Nowlin, Jack Paglen (Transcendence), and Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski.

 

City Shrouded in Shadow Details

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If you haven’t heard of the new title from Bandai Namco, City Shrouded in Shadow, and you’re a fan of kaiju, it’s about time you did. City Shrouded in Shadow puts players in control of a custom created character whose job it is to survive a giant monster attack, running from the destruction of battle, and saving your chosen love interest. SiliconEra has a ton of new details, thanks to Famitsu, and the title is shaping up to be something special.

Players will choose their characters job, hairstyle, clothing, and much more, and attempt to complete each stage. Stages will have a mysterious shadow appear, which could be one of several possible guest kaiju, that will fans of many franchises happy.

The Giant Shadows that we’ll see in the game:

  • Giant Shadow 1
    • Ultraman
    • NisUltraman
    • Alien Zarab
  • Giant Shadow 2
    • Godzilla
    • King Ghidorah
  • Giant Shadow 3
    • Evangelion Unit-01
    • The Fourth Angel
  • Giant Shadow 4
    • Gamera
    • Soldier Legion

Head over to SiliconEra for more details, or the game’s Official Website if you can read Japanese.

 

Shin Godzilla Blu-Ray Announced for U.S.

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FUNimation has finally unveiled the official release date for the North American release of the acclaimed Shin Godzilla on Blu-Ray and DVD. The title will hit August 1st, later this year, and is currently available for Pre-Order (Click Here to Purchase). There is no updates on what special features are available, but we should be hearing more soon.

When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster’s weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower. But time is not on their side—the greatest catastrophe to ever befall the world is about to evolve right before their very eyes.