Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, an all-new sci-fi monster TV series, is slated to launch exclusively on Apple TV+ later this year. It will be a key feature of the MonsterVerse franchise from Legendary and Warner Bros.This series will be set in the incredible universe of monsters, including the Titans and Godzilla, and their affiliation to a mysterious association called Monarch.
The main cast of the show consists of Kurt Russell, Anna Sawai, and Wyatt Russell, among others. Let’s explore the full cast list.
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters Cast List
Kurt Russell is set to take the part of Lee Shaw in the upcoming science-fiction series on Apple TV+, Monarch: Legacy of Monsters. He is widely celebrated for his notable performances in Silkwood’s Drew Stephens, Escape from New York’s Snake Plissken, The Strongest Man in the World’s Dexter Riley, Elvis Presley in Elvis, Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2, and The Hateful Eight’s John Ruth.
The 72-year-old actor has made a significant impact in several highly acclaimed TV series, such as The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Daniel Boone, Disneyland, Guns in the Heather, Then Came Bronson, Men at Law, The New Land, Police Story, What If…?, The Quest, and many more.
Anna Sawai, a 31-year-old New Zealander who is an actress, dancer, and singer, will be featured as the leading role of Cate Randa in Monarch: Legacy of Monsters. Sawai is most recognized for her roles as Kiriko in Ninja Assassin and Naomi in Pachinko.
Besides her numerous acting credits, Anna Sawai has starred in several popular TV shows such as Our Love Song, Colors, and Giri/Haji. Recently, she was featured in the 2021 film F9 as Elle. She is also due to appear as Lady Mariko in the upcoming TV series Shōgun.
The highly-acclaimed actor and ex-ice hockey player Wyatt Russell will be taking on the role of youthful Lee Shaw in the upcoming Monarch: Legacy of Monsters series. Wyatt, who is the son of Kurt Russell, is renowned for his roles in Overlord as Corporal Lewis Ford and John Walker in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
He has been featured in many remarkable films, including Escape from L.A., High School, Cowboys & Aliens, This Is 40, We Are What We Are, Love and Honor, 22 Jump Street, Cold in July, At the Devil’s Door, Everybody Wants Some!!, Folk Hero & Funny Guy, Ingrid Goes West, Table 19, and The Woman in the Window, among others.
Wyatt Russell has been featured in various prestigious TV series such as The Walking Dead: The Oath, The Good Lord Bird, Black Mirror, Marvel Studios: Assembled, Under the Banner of Heaven, and several more.
Kiersey Nicole Clemons is a celebrated American actress and is expected to play the role of May in Monarch: Legacy of Monsters. She garnered attention for her part in the 2015 movie Dope, where she portrayed the character Cassandra “Diggy” Andrews. She then went on to appear in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Flatliners, Hearts Beat Loud, and was cast as Iris West in both Zack Snyder’s Justice League and The Flash.
Aside from her movie credits, Clemons has also acted in several TV shows. These include New Girl, Austin & Ally, Angie Tribeca, Fairfax, and Good Luck Charlie, among others.