Apple TV+ Unveils “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters”: First Look at the Godzilla and Titans Live Action Original Series

August 21, 2023

Apple TV Monarch Legacy of Monsters

Apple TV+ provides an exciting first glimpse into the much-anticipated sci-fi drama, "Monarch: Legacy of Monsters." Based on Legendary's Monsterverse, this 10-episode series takes viewers on an enthralling ride starring renowned actors such as Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Ren Watabe, Mari Yamamoto, Anders Holm, Joe Tippett, and Elisa Lasowski.

Apple TV Monarch Legacy of Monsters
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

A Tale of Legacy and Secrets

Following the monumental clash between Godzilla and the Titans, which left San Francisco devastated, "Monarch: Legacy of Monsters" follows the journey of two siblings as they embark on a quest to uncover their family's hidden ties to the enigmatic Monarch organization.

As their path unfolds, secrets are unearthed, and they find themselves entangled in a world of monsters, tracing their steps to Army officer Lee Shaw (played by Kurt Russell and Wyatt Russell). With a narrative that spans the 1950s to the present day, "Monarch: Legacy of Monsters" unravels the legacy of buried truths and explores the profound impact of earth-shattering events across generations.

Visionaries Behind the Scenes

The show's brilliance is co-developed by Chris Black ("Severance," "Star Trek: Enterprise," "Outcast") and Matt Fraction ("Hawkeye"), while the first two episodes are directed by the talented Matt Shakman ("Wandavision"). From Legendary Television, the series boasts an array of executive producers, including Black, Fraction, Shakman, Joby Harold, Tory Tunnell, Matt Shakman, Andy Goddard, Brad Van Arragon, and Andrew Colville. Hiro Matsuoka and Takemasa Arita executive produce on behalf of Toho Co., Ltd., the custodian of the iconic Godzilla character.

A Glimpse into a Legendary Universe: Monsterverse

Rooted in Legendary Entertainment's Monsterverse, this epic entertainment universe interweaves stories of colossal forces of nature. From the debut of Godzilla in 2014 to the monumental battles in "Kong: Skull Island," "Godzilla: King of the Monsters," and "Godzilla vs. Kong," the Monsterverse captivates audiences with its awe-inspiring narratives and globally recognized box office success.

"Monarch: Legacy of Monsters" is set to premiere globally on Apple TV+, joining a diverse lineup of captivating dramas, including "Silo," "Foundation," "Invasion," and more. Apple TV+ continues to redefine entertainment by offering premium original content and an unparalleled viewing experience. tv.apple.com