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Michael Dougherty’s Godzilla May Not Resemble the 2014 Version

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One of the main features of Godzilla is that his design has evolved over the years. Depending on which film you see him in, his appearance can change subtly or drastically. Just look at the difference between 2014’s Godzilla and last year’s Shin Godzilla. The American version was a massive almost trunk-like monstrosity while the Japanese was a frightening vision straight out of a nightmare. With two more American films that will feature the giant lizard on the way, it’s not a strange thought to wonder if the titular beast will retain the same features.

When asked about this specific topic, Godzilla: King of the Monsters director Michael Dougherty simply stated, “He is evolution in the flesh, so…“. If we’re reading between the lines correctly here, the events in the 2014 film may very well trigger a change in Godzilla that will manifest itself in Dougherty’s vision.

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Personally, I don’t care what he looks like. I’m just beyond excited that Dougherty is tackling this feature and I cannot WAIT to see what he comes up with! That being said, if we don’t get a Chibi version of Godzilla in the film, I’m going to be sorely disappointed.

Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga, Charles Dance, Kyle Chandler, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Randy Havens, Thomas Middleditch, and O’Shea Jackson, Jr., star.

Director Dougherty (Trick ‘r Treat) co-wrote the script with Zach Shields. The film was referenced in the recent giant monster feature Kong: Skull Island.

Alex Garcia will oversee the tentpole for Legendary. Godzilla: King of Monsters hits theaters on March 22, 2019, with the monster mash-up Godzilla vs. Kong, which recently announced Blair Witch‘s Adam Wingard as its director, slated to bow the following year on May 22, 2020.

Legendary and Warner Bros. announced in late 2015 that all future King Kong and Godzilla movies would be developed by Legendary and distributed by Warner Bros., starting with Kong: Skull Island. Legendary currently holds a distribution deal with Universal, but in order to re-team Godzilla and King Kong, the studio returned the rights to WB.

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Werewolf Short Werehouse Coming this Halloween

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Director Daniel Mark Young, you you may remember for the horror shorts Stranger, Night Terrors, and Run, is currently raising funds on Kickstarter to complete his latest ambitious project, the werewolf short Werehouse. Like most of Mark Young’s films, it will be penned by his frequent writing partner James Craigie.

As its name suggests, Werehouse will be a werewolf tale set inside, you’ve guessed it, a warehouse. A group of students seek refuge in the storage facility to escape from a violent protest, but they find that they may be in even greater danger after discovering that a ravenous beast may be trapped inside with them. The short will star Amy Tyger, Harriet Rees, Oliver Roy, and Derek Nelson.

Werehouse will be shot in black and white, although the filmmakers are using a special technique to isolate the color red in order to highlight the copious amounts of blood shown onscreen. Should the funding be successful, filming is expected to commence in April, and the film will be released on Amazon Instant Video this Halloween.

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Los Angeles Overnight – Do Us a Favor and Watch This Exclusive Clip

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Weird. That’s exactly what this exclusive clip from the indie flick Los Angeles Overnight is, and we’re ready to share every pixel of it with ya! Why? Because we like weird. A lot.

The directorial debut of filmmaker Michael Chrisoulakis will launch a limited national, theatrical release on March 9, followed by a digital release through Freestyle Digital Media on March 20.

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Inspired by the L.A. Modern Noir genre and populated with distinct and dynamic characters, Arielle Brachfeld (Consumption) stars as Priscilla, a struggling actress who inherits a bevy of colorful villains after desperation drives her and her gullible boyfriend, a lovelorn mechanic (Azim Rizk, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk), to steal big from the Los Angeles underworld.

No amount of preparation could ever prepare this actress for a blood-soaked role filled with seedy criminals and “hot loot.” Entirely shot in Los Angeles, the cast is appropriately peppered with titans of the Hollywood scene including Peter Bogdanovich, Sally Kirkland, and recent CineAsia Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Lin Shaye.

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Insidious Composer Joseph Bishara’s Score for The Worthy Being Released Tomorrow

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Tomorrow will see the digital release of the original soundtrack for The Worthy, a post-apocalyptic thriller that was one of the largest Arabic genre film productions in the Middle East. Featuring music by Joseph Bishara (Insidious, The Conjuring), the album will be released via the composer’s label, void recordings. Pre-orders are already open on Bandcamp.

Bishara explains, “Going into this, it was clear that [director] Ali [Mostafa] didn’t want a necessarily Middle Eastern sound though the film is of the region. He described it as taking place in a world after extremism, a relatable and possibly devastating scenario.

The composer adds, “Thematically the film deals with personalities that emerge through orchestrated chaos and how various types handle danger and adversity. There is a clear path for the hero to rise out of the situation, and his musical journey was worked backwards starting with the final scene, then deconstructing into the earlier setup.

The Worthy was directed by Ali F. Mostafa and written by Vikram Weet. It stars Ali Suliman, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mahmoud Al Atrash, Samer Ismail, and Habib Ghuloom.

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