‘Godzilla: King of Monsters’ Adds Zhang Ziyi to Cast

Godzilla: King of Monsters is scheduled to begin shooting soon, so new additions to the sequel of the 2014 film have been revealed at a fairly nice pace. The newest addition to this growing cast is Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon actress Zhang Ziyi.

Ziyi has signed on for a key role in Legendary’s MonsterVerse series of films that started with 2014’s Godzilla and continued with this year’s Kong: Skull Island. She will play someone who works for the Monarch, a secretive organization that has appeared in both of the previous MonsterVerse films.

Godzilla: King of Monsters opens March 22, 2019. Ziyi joins a cast that includes Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga, Kyle Chandler, Bradley Whitford, and Ken Watanabe.