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It was recently announced that the long hoped-for remake of the 1962 Kaiju classic King Kong v. Godzilla is in the works. But how could such a film work today, considering subsequent changes in the characters and the jaded skepticism of modern audiences? Let’s take a look and see how this clash of Kaijus could work today. Keep in mind this is all just guess work and speculation.
People love “verses” films. Whether it’s Alien vs. Predator or Jason vs. Freddy or the upcoming Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, fans love to see two famous characters thrust together in one film to fight for supremacy. When you talk about Kaiju “verses” films, the ultimate monster battle of all time came in 1962 when the reigning king of giant beasts took on the original creature king. Toho Pictures’ hottest property, the mighty Godzilla, locked up with the ape that »
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Medicom Toy Corporation will release two vinyl figures of the "King of the Monsters" in October. Also in this round-up: acquisition details on Image Entertainment's June and a look at preview pages from Gunsuits #2.
Godzilla Figures: These Godzilla action figures are part of the Godzilla Vinyl Wars line, which is a collaborative effort between Medicom Toy Corporation and Japanese Sofubi manufacturers.
According to Figures.com, the new figures are due to be released in late October:
"The bright green 1967 Sofubi is modeled after the kaiju depicted in Son of Godzilla, a film which helped bring Godzilla to younger audiences. The Gmk Sofubi is a modern take on the character, styled after Godzilla's grittier, spikier appearance in the 2001 film Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack.
• Godzilla Vinyl Wars Godzilla 1967 Sofubi (Item Code: JUN152393, Srp: $70)
• Godzilla Vinyl Wars Gmk Godzilla Sofubi (Item Code: JUN152394, Srp: $60)"
Image courtesy of Figures. »
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