Apple TV+ has dropped the first exciting teaser for “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters,” a highly anticipated ten-episode series set to premiere worldwide on Friday, November 17th. This thrilling series, based on Legendary’s Monsterverse, boasts an all-star cast featuring Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Ren Watabe, Mari Yamamoto, Anders Holm, Joe Tippett, and Elisa Lasowski. Viewers can catch the initial double episode release, followed by weekly episodes every Friday until January 12th.
“Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” picks up after the earth-shattering battle between Godzilla and the Titans, which devastated San Francisco and revealed the existence of monsters. The storyline follows two siblings on a journey to uncover their family’s ties to the enigmatic organization known as Monarch. Clues lead them into the mysterious world of monsters, with a narrative that shifts between the 1950s and the present, where Army officer Lee Shaw (portrayed by Kurt Russell and Wyatt Russell) plays a pivotal role. The saga spans three generations, unveiling long-buried secrets and illustrating how monumental events can shape our lives.
This epic series is brought to you by Legendary Television and is co-developed and executive produced by Chris Black and Matt Fraction. Matt Shakman directs the first two episodes and joins the team as an executive producer alongside Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell from Safehouse Pictures, 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 Godzilla character. Toho’s collaboration with Legendary for “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” underscores their longstanding relationship with the iconic film franchise.
The Monsterverse Phenomenon
Legendary Entertainment’s Monsterverse is a vast entertainment universe intertwining iconic forces of nature from popular culture. Audiences witness humanity’s fight for survival against the very creatures from our myths and legends. Beginning with 2014’s “Godzilla” and continuing through “Kong: Skull Island” (2017), “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019), and “Godzilla vs. Kong” (2021), the Monsterverse has achieved almost two billion dollars in global box office revenue, with the eagerly anticipated “Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” on the horizon.
Join the Global Premiere on Apple TV+
“Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” will make its global debut exclusively on Apple TV+. This series joins a growing selection of captivating, world-building dramas on the platform, including the international sensation “Silo,” the Isaac Asimov-inspired “Foundation” by David S. Goyer, and the sci-fi masterpiece “Invasion,” produced by Simon Kinberg and David Weil, now in its second season.
With its captivating storyline, star-studded cast, and ties to the beloved Monsterverse, “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” is set to be a must-watch event this November on Apple TV+.
Apple TV+ Unveils “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” Teaser and Premiere Date