News

New Godzilla Movie to be 'Realistic'

Source:   Total Film
October 7, 2012


Based on what we heard about the footage screened for Godzilla at this year's Comic-Con, it sounded unlike any Godzilla movie we've really seen before and the director of the new film, Gareth Edwards, aims to keep it that way.

When talking to Total Film (via Coventry Telegraph), Edwards said: "I've always been interested in Godzilla and the ideas around him. I really wanted to see another Godzilla film and jumped at the opportunity. My main idea was to imagine 'If this really happened, what would it be like?' I want to take a grounded, realistic approach to a Godzilla film."

They also asked him about getting the visual effects and creature design right and he had a unique answer: "I've never worked this hard, this long and been this emotionally involved in something that's lasted only a few seconds since the time I lost my virginity! But the reaction has been amazing and I can't wait for the fans to see our final product."

Edwards will direct from a screenplay originally drafted by David Callaham (The Expendables), David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight) and Max Borenstein (The Seventh Son).

Toho's Godzilla franchise boasts one of the most widely recognized film creatures worldwide, resulting in a series of books, television programs, video games and more than 25 films worldwide. Legendary's Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni will produce, along with Roy Lee, Dan Lin and Brian Rogers. Alex Garcia and Patricia Whitcher will serve as executive producers alongside Doug Davison, Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira.


| 58 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Comic-Con: Batman v Superman Scribe Chris Terrio to Pen Justice League!
Comic-Con: Starz Releases the New Outlander Trailer
Comic-Con: 20th Century Fox Panel Live Blog
Comic-Con: Marvel Television Panel Live Blog
Patrick Wilson Exits Marvel's Ant-Man Due to Scheduling Conflict
Comic-Con: HBO Confirms New Cast Members for Game of Thrones Season 5
Comic-Con: Watch the Assassin's Creed Unity Animated Short by Rob Zombie
Comic-Con: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Opens a Capitol Gallery
Comic-Con: Check Out the New Tekken 7 Trailer!
Comic-Con: Game of Thrones Panel Live Blog
Comic-Con Exclusive: Guillermo del Toro's Dark Universe Will be Separate from Other DC Projects... for Now
Comic-Con: The New Trailer for The Walking Dead Season 5 is Here!
Comic-Con: Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams Eyed for The Last of Us
Comic-Con: The Walking Dead Panel Live Blog
Joaquin Phoenix in Contention for Doctor Strange Role?
Comic-Con: Halo: The Master Chief Collection Panel Recap
AMC Greenlights White City Pilot
Comic-Con: Screen Gems Panel Live Blog

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners