Godzilla

Mothra, Rodan and Ghidorah will be the next monsters joining Legendary Entertainment’s “Godzilla” franchise, the company revealed at Comic-Con on Saturday.

Gareth Edwards will return to direct after he completes his “Star Wars” spinoff film for Disney and Lucasfilm. That movie is dated for Dec. 16, 2016.

Edwards was not present at the panel since he’s in London working on the “Star Wars” film.

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Legendary chief Thomas Tull revealed the “Godzilla” creatures during the start of the company’s Comic-Con panel. “Godzilla” was first introduced at the fanfest in 2012.

After the success of this year’s “Godzilla,” Toho Co., which owns the rights to the character, gave Legendary the greenlight to move forward with sequels and use three of the its most popular monsters from the Godzilla universe.

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