Michael Dougherty

Exclusive: ‘Godzilla 2’ May Be Helmed by ‘Krampus’ Director Michael Dougherty

by Britt Hayes October 21, 2016 @ 12:21 PM
Warner Bros.
Just yesterday it was announced that Krampus director Michael Dougherty and co-writer Zach Shields are re-teaming with Legendary Pictures to pen the screenplay for Godzilla 2, the follow-up to Gareth Edwards’ blockbuster monster flick. We’ve known for some time that Edwards isn’t returning to helm the sequel, and with the Rogue One director out of the picture, we’ve been curious to see who might take his place. As it turns out, Dougherty isn’t just writing Godzilla 2 — he’s also directing it.

‘Godzilla 2’ Hires ‘Krampus’ Writers for Merry Monster Mayhem

by Britt Hayes October 20, 2016 @ 1:56 PM
Legendary Pictures
We don’t know what Gareth Edwards is plotting after Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters, but we do know that he won’t be returning to helm Godzilla 2. The upcoming sequel to his 2014 monster movie has picked up a pair of interesting writers, however, with Krampus duo Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields on board to pen the screenplay — but don’t expect to see the giant lizard battling it out with a demonic jack-in-the-box (unless…).

‘Krampus’ Featurette Explains the Legend of the Creepy Christmas Demon

by Britt Hayes November 29, 2015 @ 1:57 PM
Trick ‘r Treat director Michael Dougherty is back with another fun holiday horror outing, this time delivering a Christmastime tale of terror with Krampus. It’s been eight years since Dougherty’s last movie, and Christmas-themed horror flicks don’t come around too often, making Krampus a pretty exciting prospect. But what is this “Krampus,” exactly? A new featurette is here to help you get better acquainted with the fabled demon before he arrives to wreak blood havoc this holiday season.

'Trick 'r Treat 2' Announced; Watch the Full Legendary Panel and Q&A

by Nick Romano October 29, 2013 @ 8:42 AM
Fans of the cult horror film 'Trick 'r Treat' flocked to the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, California on Monday night for a screening and fan Q&A event, but they ended up leaving with their biggest hope fulfilled. Legendary Studios announced that 'Trick 'r Treat 2' is on the way.