Michael Dougherty is directing the project. Zach Shields wrote the script for the film, but plot details remain unknown. Alex Shields is overseeing production for Legendary.
The film will be released on March 22, 2019.
“Godzilla: King of Monsters,” the sequel to the 2014 American version of Toho’s famous kaiju franchise, will be part of a monster movie cinematic universe that also includes the upcoming film “Kong: Skull Island,” which Warner Bros. will release this March.
Gareth Edwards directed the 2014 reboot, which grossed $200 million domestically and $328 million overseas on an estimated production budget of $160 million. It starred Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe and Elizabeth Olsen.
Chandler recently starred in “Manchester by the Sea” and is in production for the second season of the TV series “Bloodline.” His other credits include “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Carol,” and “Zero Dark Thirty.”
Chandler is represented by The Gersh Agency, Brillstein Entertainment and Viewpoint.
Variety first reported the news.