'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' star Natalie Shaheen says her favorite part about movie was 'just bringing it down to something relatable'
"Lieutenant Bottin is a badass."
That's how actress Natalie Shaheen describes her character in upcoming movie 'Godzilla: King of The Monsters.' The 'Triple 9' actress plays an action-filled role in the much-anticipated American monster film, and spoke exclusively to MEA WorldWide about the movie while attending its premiere in Hollywood, California.
Shaheen termed the movie as an "epic and a dangerous film," pointing out that the characters in the movie are thoroughly detailed. "My favorite part about is just bringing it down to something relatable. All the characters are really fleshed out," she said.
The movie's trailer promises high-octane action, while also giving some valuable insights about the characters. One of the most inspiring sequences in the trailer is when the humans decide to assist Godzilla in taking down the three-headed monster, Ghidorah. Shaheen said that the balance between Godzilla and the humans portrayed in the movie was something that she loved.
"There's a lot going on in the film, but I just love the balance between it all. After all, that's what Godzilla's just stands for. Balance," she explained.
Shaheen may not have given out much about the movie, but the fact that she will play a role in one of the cult movies franchises certainly adds to her already impressive CV.
The film also stars Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O'Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, and Zhang Ziyi.
'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' is the third film in the Monsterverse after 'Godzilla' (2014) and 'Kong: Skull Island' (2017). According to the official synopsis, 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' is a story of the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.
The film will hit theaters on May 31.
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