Entertainment news website Deadline reported on Monday that actress Elizabeth Ludlow (The Walking Dead) is joining the ensemble cast of Godzilla: King of Monsters, the sequel film to Legendary Pictures’ 2014 Godzilla movie.
Other new cast members include:
O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton) Aisha Hinds (Underground, Shots Fired, Under the Dome) Anthony Ramos (White Girl, Hamilton musical) Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Get Out, Transparent) Zhang Ziyi (Memoirs of a Geisha, Hero, The Grandmaster)
Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Letters from Iwo Jima, Inception) and Sally Hawkins (Paddington, Blue Jasmine) are returning from the 2014 film.
Warner Bros. plot summary for the film below confirms appearances by Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah — three classic kaiju from earlier Godzilla films.
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.