Will there ever be a live-action Godzilla series?

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Will there ever be a live-action Godzilla series?

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Hey guys, as we all know. Toho has found the willingness to let there be the first Godzilla TV series in many years, in the form of Singular Point. If it proves successful, what would prevent them from highlighting another in the foreseeable future? Since this upcoming series will be animated, that makes me wonder something : Will there ever be a live-action Godzilla TV series? It was only very recently that after several decades, Star Wars has finally made a live-action venture onto the small screen, that is in live-action form. Doing such has proven to be nothing short of phenomenal for the brand.

Do you think such an idea could be successful if pulled off properly? If you do, what could be done with it? How many monsters do you think could be featured?

I think it could benefit off of using most modern Ultraman shows as an example. That way, the art of suitmation could be preserved in TV format and I think it would be the best way to have an extended continuity of Godzilla.
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I'm more of a live-action type of guy, so I'm hoping we get a live-action Godzilla TV series, but I won't hold my breath for it. I'm just glad that we are getting a new Godzilla TV series at all.
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HBOMax plans on using movie budgets for all exclusive shows going forward, so it's a possibility.
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I think Toho is gonna stick live action films and whatever tv series they do will continue to be animated.
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I don't see Japan/Toho doing this. Hollywood and the MonsterVerse sure. Problem is financial. Godzilla has kind of become more of a big budget or premier star - they're not going to go back to Ultraman style cheap suitimation for a series, so to justify the costs of the special effects on the level of Shin they have to keep him to films for live action. A Toho live action series isn't likely.

Why does everything have to be some streaming series today? Are movies so terrible?
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Given the recent news of Kong's anime series it looks like the more probable future for kaiju series are animation.
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Agent Smith wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:01 pm Given the recent news of Kong's anime series it looks like the more probable future for kaiju series are animation.
I know there's Singular Point coming soon, but is it possible that there could be another Godzilla animated series that ties in in the Monsterverse?
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I would certainly like another Godzilla MC series. We can only hope at this point.
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An HBO series would be awesome.
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Agent Smith wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 5:28 pm I would certainly like another Godzilla MC series. We can only hope at this point.
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Opps I meant to say "MV." My mistake.
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