Godzilla: King of the Monsters was originally scheduled to arrive in June 2018.
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At the time, Godzilla (2014) and Rogue One helmer Garth Edwards was attached to direct.
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However, Edwards ended up leaving the Godzilla sequel to focus on smaller projects, post-Rogue One.
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King of the Monsters was thereafter delayed to 2019...
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... And Krampus director Michael Dougherty was brought in to replace Edwards.
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Ironically, Dougherty finished King of the Monsters in November 2018, well before its release date.
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Regardless, the sequel is hitting theaters this week, with Godzilla vs. Kong following in 2020.
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