Monarch: Legacy of Monsters (2023 - 2024)

Scripted "Some secrets cannot be contained."TV Show
Audience Score
79
Review Score
80
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters
TV-14 November 16th, 2023Sci-Fi & Fantasy , Drama1 Seasons, 10 Episodes
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After surviving Godzilla's attack on San Francisco, Cate is shaken yet again by a shocking secret. Amid monstrous threats, she embarks on a globetrotting adventure to learn the truth about her family—and the mysterious organization known as Monarch.
StarringAnna SawaiKiersey ClemonsRen Watabe
DirectorsHiromi KamataJulian HolmesMairzee Almas
WritersChris BlackAmanda OvertonAndrew Colville

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters Review

Launching on Apple TV+ on Friday November 17th with two episodes (and a new episode arriving weekly after that for eight weeks) ‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ expands the “MonsterVerse” that kicked off with 2014’s ‘Godzilla’ and has continued through movies such as ‘Kong: Skull Island’ (2017) and the most recent example, 2021’s ‘Godzilla Vs.

Kong’.And while those were produced as a collaboration between Warner Bros. and Legendary, the latter has now partnered with Apple’s streaming service to deliver more stories set in the same universe (albeit without most of the characters).You might wonder how a TV series can pull off the sort of giant (pun intended) action as the movies, and while the show naturally has to be on a smaller scale, it still has the hefty budget of Apple to create some effective scenes of giant beasts.

What works about ‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’?With much more connective tissue to the cinematic “Monsterverse” than you might expect (it

TV Show Details

Air Date:November 16th, 2023

Last Air Date:January 11th, 2024

Network:Apple TV+
Status:Returning Series
Original Language:English
Production Companies:Legendary Television, Safehouse Pictures, TOHO, Milkfed Criminal Masterminds, Chris Black Broadcasting System
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters on the Web:Official Website