I for one am excited to see the Big G make a return to the screen. I have hope this will erase the travesty committed in the 1998 movie.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today the final principal cast for the upcoming tentpole [/size]Godzilla. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, and Juliette Binoche are starring in the film, with David Strathairn and Bryan Cranston.[/size]
The companies also announced that principal photography began today on location in Vancouver.[/size]
Gareth Edwards is directing the film from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont and Dave Callaham. Legendary's Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing with Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Alex Garcia and Patricia Whitcher are serving as executive producers alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira.[/size]
A presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, [/size]Godzilla will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, except in Japan, where it will be distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. Legendary Pictures is a division of Legendary Entertainment.[/size]
Slated to open on May 16, 2014, the film is expected to be presented in 3D.[/size]
I've always had a spot in my heart for Gojira, it was the coolest part of Sunday's growing up, watching Monster Island flicks with a follow up of Kung-fu. Both I'd say probably had the worst dubbing in the history of television.
Here's a link with a video of Gareth Edwards talking briefly about the movie: