Netflix offered $200 million for the monster movie, according to in The Hollywood Reporter, though WarnerMedia blocked it and are in talks to bring the film to HBO Max. WarnerMedia has a 25% stake in the film, while Legendary has a 75% stake.
Reps for Netflix and Legendary did not respond to TheWrap’s request for comment, however a spokesperson for Warner Bros. told TheWrap: “We plan to release ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ theatrically next year as scheduled.”
“Godzilla vs. Kong” was directed by Adam Wingard, while Terry Rossio wrote the screenplay. Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown will star alongside Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Jessica Henwick, Julian Dennison, Kyle Chandler and Demián Bichir.
Kong and Godzilla previously appeared together in the 1962 Japanese kaiju film “King Kong vs. Godzilla,” which