Godzilla sequel to be released on June 8, 2018

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Godzilla 2 will stomp into theaters June 8, 2018.

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures announced the date on Thursday. This summer, Godzilla amassed a solid $507.7 million at the global box office, finally launching a franchise based around the iconic monster.

Gareth Edwards is returning to direct the sequel, which is won't hit theaters until 2018 since he is directing a Star Wars spinoff.