Warner Bros and Legendary Announce Cast and Start of Production for GODZILLA
Source: Warner Bros. Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today the final principal cast for the upcoming tent pole GODZILLA. Aaron Taylor-Johnson (KICK-ASS), Ken Watanabe (INCEPTION), Elizabeth Olsen (MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE), and Juliette Binoche (THE ENGLISH PATIENT) are starring in the film, with David Strathairn (LINCOLN) and Bryan Cranston (BREAKING BAD).
The companies also announced that principal photography began today on location in Vancouver.
Gareth Edwards is directing the film from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont (THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION) and Dave Callaham (THE EXPENDABLES). 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 (GODZILLA VS HEDORAH) and Kenji Okuhira.
A presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, 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.
Slated to open on May 16, 2014, the film is expected to be presented in 3D.
For more information on Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures’ GODZILLA, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- GODZILLA RETURNS!
- Legendary Pictures Previews GODZILLA and PACIFIC RIM at Comic-Con
- Legendary Pictures Sets GODZILLA Release Date