One of the stars of Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla had a chance to sit down with Total Film to discuss working on this beast of a movie. Read on for what he had to say, and look for more from Godzilla super soon!
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Richard T. Jones, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, David Strathairn, Patrick Sabongui, Yuki Morita, Brian Markinson, Juliette Binoche, Akira Takarada, Victor Rasuk, and Ken Watanabe star.
Gareth Edwards is directing the film from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont, and Dave Callaham. 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 and Kenji Okuhira.
“The Godzilla crew is such a small group of people that it feels more like an independent movie than anything I’ve ever worked on,” says Taylor-Johnson. “I’ve hardly done any green screen stuff for it; he’s [Edwards] really clever at doing the special effects. We’ll shoot everything raw on location, on the streets, and he’s going to put it all around us.” As for his role as a soldier, “There’s an etiquette for guys in the military so there was training for that, how to hold guns and how to run and to talk to other officers. I love all that.”
Check out the Godzilla Encounter website to keep track of Big G’s path of destruction!
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.
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