Juliette Binoche is the latest name said to be in talks to join Gareth Edwards' reboot of the Godzilla franchise. Variety reports that the Three Colors trilogy star will potentially join Aaron Johnson, Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen for the May 16, 2014 release.
Based on the classic monster from Toho Co., Ltd, Godzilla is one of the most widely recognized movie monsters worldwide, having been featured in more than 25 films, multiple television programs, video games and book series. Legendary, which has been developing the film project, and its partner Warner Bros. is planning to return the character to its epic roots with a gritty, realistic actioner.
Binoche most recently appeared in David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis and can soon be seen in the upcoming French project Camille Claudel, 1915.
A presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, the film 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. The tentpole film is expected to be presented in 3D.