NEW American Godzilla film coming to theatres soon.

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  1. Megatron1

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    I don't know if any of you are aware, but guess what? GODZILLA IS COMING BACK TO THEATRES, in an all new American-made film. No, it WILL NOT be like the 1998 film. It will be the Japanese Godzilla. The film is being made by Legendary pictures. Here's how Wikipedia puts it.

    In March 2010, Legendary formally announced the project after it had acquired rights to make a Godzilla film from Toho, with a tentative release date of 2012. The project is to be co-produced with Warner Bros., who will co-finance the project. (Sony's TriStar Pictures will not be involved because their rights expired in 2003.) The planned film's producers Dan Lin, Roy Lee, and Brian Rogers and executive producers Yoshimitsu Banno, Kenji Okuhira, and Doug Davison will work with Legendary's Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni.[6] Legendary said their film would not be a sequel to the 1998 Godzilla,[5] but a reboot to the franchise.

    Legendary first promoted the planned new film at the San Diego Comic-Con International fan convention in July 2010. Legendary commissioned a new conceptual artwork of Godzilla, consistent with the Japanese design of the monster. The artwork was used in an augmented reality display produced by Talking Dog Studios. Every visitor to the convention was given a T-shirt illustrated with the concept art. When viewed by webcam at the Legendary Pictures booth, the image on-screen would spout radioactive breath and the distinctive Godzilla roar could be heard.

    Gareth Edwards, who directed Monsters, was attached in January 2011 to direct the new Godzilla film. Edwards said of his plans, "This will definitely have a very different feel than the most recent US film, and our biggest concern is making sure we get it right for the fans because we know their concerns. It must be brilliant in every category because I’m a fan as well." When Edwards' signing was announced, it was also announced that David Callaham's first draft was rejected and the film would be rewritten by a new writer. In July 2011, Legendary announced that writer David Goyer would write the script however on November 9, 2011, it was reported that Max Borenstein has been attached to write the film instead.


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  2. kaijuguy19

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    We know! It's in the all Emcompessing Godzilla thread.
     
  3. Tkemert20

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    Yeah, I posted about it back in August of '09. We're well aware.
     

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