GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS Helmer Reveals Why They're Called Titans And Not Kaiju In The MonsterVerse

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was the only movie with a watch party last night as Godzilla: King of the Monsters director Michael Dougherty revealed some intriguing new facts about his Godzilla sequel!

Godzilla: King of the Monsters upped the action, but earned the wrath of critics when it was released last May. Coming out in the shadow of Avengers: Endgame did the sequel now favors, but it did set the stage for an epic clash of the Titans in the upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong movie. 

Talking of Titans, many hardcore monster fans have questioned why the big beasties in Legendary's MonsterVerse are known as "Titans" rather than the traditional "Kaiju" term. It's a minor, yet still very significant difference, to some, and a decision which some feel is a major mistake.

Tweeting from the official Godzilla: King of the Monsters account during a watch party last night, filmmaker Michael Dougherty shared a lengthy explanation for the change. As he acknowledges, it sounds cool, but Kaiju fans are unlikely to be overly convinced by his take.

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