As Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla slowly stomps toward theaters, we’re left wondering whether an updated version of the King of Monsters is any match for the powerful metaphor of the original.
Legendary Pictures is in talks with Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen to join star Aaron Johnson in Godzilla, a reboot of the classic sci-fi franchise by Monsters director Gareth Edwards.
“What we’re trying to do with the new movie is not have it camp, not have it be campy. We’re kind of taking a cool new look at it,” Frank Darabont says of director Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla.
Legendary Pictures has parted company with Godzilla producers Roy Lee and Dan Lin even as it’s tapped former Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont for a final rewrite of the Gareth Edwards film.
Legendary Pictures has tapped Drew Pearce (No Heroics, Iron Man 3) to age up the characters in a four-week polish of director Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla film.
The news that Godzilla Unleashed has now been officially announced for a May 2014 release date no doubt comes as good news for the ‘Zilla Faithful, the fans who can’t get enough of the irradiated lizard-turned-modern-day-dinosaur of destruction who terrorizes cities and leaves only tears in his wake. As for me? I’m still standing on the sidelines, shamefully admitting that I just don’t get Godzilla.
At Comic-Con International, Legendary/Warner Bros. debuted the first footage from director Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla, eliciting a roar of approval from the Hall H audience.
If there’s one thing that this weekend’s Men in Black 3 does, it’s offer a particular nostalgia. No, not for when Will Smith movies were good (Yeah, Hancock is the kind of stink that sticks around, Will. Sorry), but for when pop songs were part of the whole movie package.
Marc Bernardin runs down the noteworthy releases out today on DVD and Blu-ray, from Godzilla: The Criterion Collection and Paranormal Activity 3 to Real Steel and The Toy.