Manga Entertainment announced that they will release Shin Godzilla into UK cinemas for a limited engagement on Thursday 10th August. Such was the demand for the film that there was also a petition to bring it to the UK.
When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. All the while, a rag-tag team of volunteers try to uncover the monster’s weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower.
Co-directed by Hideaki Anno (creator of Evangelion – and there are a few nods to Evangelion in the film) and Shinji Higuchi (director of Toho’s Attack on Titan live action films), Shin Godzilla is the 29th Godzilla film produced by Toho and represents a brand new chapter in the 62-year history of the celebrated movie monster. The film stars Hiroki Hasegawa, Satomi Ishihara and Yutaka Takenouchi.
“We are very thrilled to finally be bringing Shin Godzilla to UK audiences this August,” said Andrew Hewson, Marketing Manager of Manga Entertainment. “The Godzilla franchise is one of the most iconic in film history and we are incredibly proud to now be a part of that. This deserves to be seen on the big screen and we hope fans show their support for this limited theatrical release.”
Tickets for the film are now available for pre-purchase on the official film website, shingodzillamovie.co.uk.