Trick ‘r Treat’s Michael Dougherty to Direct Godzilla 2

While it was previously announced following the departure of Gareth Edwards that Michael Dougherty would be co-writing Legendary Pictures “Godzilla 2”, he’s now also directing the sequel.

Dougherty wrote the sequel to “Godzilla 2” along with Zach Shields. The duo previously wrote “Krampus” while Dougherty directed it. Dougherty has strong ties to horror from writing and directing the cult-hit “Trick ‘r Treat”.

Godzilla 2: King of Monsters hits theaters March 22nd, 2019 followed by Godzilla vs. Kong on May 29th, 2020.