Artist Xander Smith shares official concept art for Godzilla vs. Kong showing fans of the Monsterverse beating up the crab-like creatures of Hollow Earth.
Share artist Xander Smith Godzilla vs. Kong Concept art that reveals the crab-like creatures that live in the Hollow Earth. The latest installment in the Godzilla franchise takes viewers to the center of the earth, displaying an environment that houses a collection of prehistoric beasts. The film, which was directed by Adam Wingard, is the first MonsterVerse to explore the concept of the Hollow Earth in such detail.
Godzilla vs. Kong is perhaps the most notable MonsterVerse movie for a number of different reasons. Of course, it serves as the culmination of previous events, pitting the two Alpha Titans against each other in a three-round brawl. On top of that, viewers can also see the Hollow Earth up close. Towards the latter part of the film, the Monarch heroes follow Kong as he ventures into the Hollow Earth of another world, intending to find his home. The team, led by Nathan Lind (Alexander Skarsgård) and Ilene Andrews (Rebecca Hall), are greeted by many different creatures, including a deadly species known as Warbats. These beasts only scratch the surface, it seems, like Godzilla vs. Kong Writer Max Borenstein taunts more Titans sleeping in the Hollow Earth.
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A creature from the Hollow Earth appears running in Godzilla vs. Kong appears to be a crab-like arachnid. Artist Design by Xander Smith created a concept art inspired by the monster, which he shared on Instagram. A swarm of them appears once Kong reaches the Hollow Earth. Unfortunately, one of the buggers is bitten by a large lizard-like beast. Take a look at the concept art below:
With how detailed the creature in the image is, it’s a shame audiences didn’t see more species in the movie. That said, the monster is not the only one who has received the Godzilla vs. Kong conceptual art treatment; Take a look at these detailed specifications for Mechagodzilla. Those interested in a full list of concept art will likely want to check out the art book for the film, which will be released next month.
At this point, it seems like the future of MonsterVerse is up in the air, especially after the critical reception and disappointing box office of Godzilla: King of the Monsters. But, Godzilla vs. Kong he has reversed any pessimism with a sense of optimism. #ContinueTheMonsterVerse was a trending hashtag recently, showcasing the passion surrounding the genre, with support voiced by Kong: Skull Island director, Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Now that the Hollow Earth is fully established, the potential for future stories in this realm is strong. With fan demand for more Titans stories from their home world, it would be obvious that more MonsterVerse movies would explore the legend and mythology of this unique place.
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