The news surrounding the production of Godzilla: King of Monsters keeps getting better and better for horror fans. First, we learned that Michael Dougherty (the writer/director of Trick ‘r Treat and Krampus) would be co-writing (along with collaborator Zach Shields) and directing the project. Then we learned that Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown was cast in the film, hot off her tremendous success with the popular Netflix project. Today, The Hollywood Reporter, um, reports that Vera Farmiga will be playing Brown’s mother in the film!
Horror fans know Farmiga for her portrayal of famous real life ghost hunter Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring film series, and as Norma Louise Bates in the popular Bates Motel television series. Film buffs know Farmiga for her captivating performance in Martin Scorsese’s The Departed.
Today’s news also reveals that Kyle Chandler will play husband to Farmiga and father to Brown in the film. Chandler is known for performances in Super 8 and The Wolf of Wall Street. This is shaping up to be one talented family!
Stay tuned to Horror News Network for more casting information for Godzilla: King of Monsters as it breaks.