It’s official – Ken Watanabe
has joined the cast of the upcoming Godzilla
movie! He joins previously announced Aaron Taylor-Johnson
, Elizabeth Olsen
, Juliette Binoche
, David Strathairn
and Bryan Cranston
who are all set to star in Gareth Edwards
‘ new film. Another good thing is that principal photography began today on location in Vancouver!
Edwards will direct the movie from a screenplay by Max Borenstein
, Frank Darabont
and Dave Callaham
. Unfortunately, not much is known about the movie plot at this moment except that Edwards is taking a grounded, realistic approach to the classic monster
In other words – Legendary Pictures intends to approach the film and its characters in the most authentic manner possible.
As for the above mentioned cast – basically the only thing we know is that Elizabeth Olsen
is on board to play Aaron Johnson
’s girlfriend and that Bryan Cranston
will play his stepfather.
Anyway, let us also add that 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.
already has a release date – the movie opens in 3D on May 16th, 2014.
Stay tuned for more updates!