10 Recent Movies Where The Reshoots Were Obvious

9. Godzilla Vs. Kong

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Even if you weren't aware that Godzilla vs. Kong underwent reshoots during post-production, it's plainly obvious that the film received some significant tinkering prior to release.

This is most obvious through the bizarrely curtailed role afforded to veteran character actor Lance Reddick, strangely appearing for mere seconds as Guillermin, the director of Monarch.

Director Adam Wingard explained after the film's release that Reddick's role was cut down after elements of the plot were changed through re-shoots and editing:

"He had a larger role, but ultimately we didn't need that scene, we changed a couple of plot details during the editing process, so that earlier stuff got cut."

Though we don't know exactly what was reshot during post-production, the fact that Reddick's role is reduced to a cameo and actresses Zhang Ziyi and Jessica Henwick had their entire roles cut, makes it clear that the solid movie we ended up getting was iterated upon from the original script.

Given the less-than-positive response to Godzilla: King of the Monsters two years prior - released after Godzilla vs. Kong had already completed principal photography, no less - it wouldn't surprise anyone if the reshoots were conducted to address complaints about that film (namely, an excess of silly human nonsense).


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