Godzilla (2014 film)

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Godzilla is an upcoming American science fiction film based on the Japanese film series of the same name. It is the second Godzilla film to be produced and financed by an American film company, the first being a 1998 film of the same name.


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In 2007, film producer Brian Rogers met former Toho company director Yoshimitsu Banno who had the rights to make an IMAX 3D Godzilla film. Rogers then met Toho to arrange a license to produce a 3D Godzilla film. After securing the rights, Rogers approached several film companies and Legendary Pictures agreed to work with Rogers on the project. In August 2009, rumors surfaced that Legendary were in talks with Toho to produce a new American Godzilla film to be released in 2012.

On March 29, 2010, it was confirmed that Legendary had acquired the rights to Godzilla. They plan to reboot the franchise with Warner Bros. co-producing and co-financing. TriStar Pictures will not be involved in the production because their rights to the character expired in 2003. Legendary plans to make the new film closer in style to the original Japanese character than TriStar's iguana-like creature. According to Thomas Tull, chairman and CEO of Legendary Pictures, "Our plans are to produce the Godzilla that we, as fans, would want to see. We intend to do justice to those essential elements that have allowed this character to remain as pop culturally relevant for as long as it has."

At the 3D Summit conference held in September 2010 at Universal Studios, producer Brian Rogers confirmed the planned date of 2012. The reboot will be a live-action project featuring a computer-generated Godzilla. Godzilla will fight at least one other monster, rather than the United States Army like in Roland Emmerich's film. It was also mentioned that Godzilla will use his atomic breath, a trademark weapon omitted by Emmerich and co-writer/producer Dean Devlin in the previous American film.


The still of the new Godzilla from the teaser trailer at Comic-Con 2012

During Comic-con 2012, director Gareth Edwards participated in a Godzilla panel, in which they screened a new teaser trailer, described as so, a destroyed city is seen, as Robert Oppenheimer's speech comes in, "I am become death, destroyer of worlds" as a huge dead centipede type creature is smoldering, and finally, a roar is heard, and the camera cuts to Godzilla, true to his japanese origins, roaring. Although no videos of this trailer were taken, a still to the right side was taken by a fan, showing a vague view of Godzilla.

As of September 13, 2012, the movie's release date has been announced. The movie will be released on May 16, 2014.

On October 3, 2012, the movie is set to be in production on March 2013 in Vancouver. Also, Drew Pearce, the screenwriter of Iron Man 3, has been hired to do some rewrites to the script.

Godzilla 2014 Trailer - First Screenshot

The first screenshot of the Godzilla 2014 Trailer

On December 18, 2012, a screenshot of, what appears to be, the Godzilla trailer was posted on the Tumblr of Jordane Menard, the modeler concept and texture artist for the film. Menard has said "I'm Working on the Trailer of the next Godzilla here at MPC London as Modeler and Texture Artist. I've worked on the foreground on the building and the charasters.". Also, Drew Pearce was asked, on his Twitter, if there's going to be some scenes where Godzilla breathes fire, destroys buildings, taking out the military, done right and will be nothing like the 1998 film and his response was "There's a lot of of it in the current trailer... but new stuff coming very soon..."


Godzilla 2012 design

Comic-Con '10 promotional artwork

The film was first announced at Comic-Con 2010 where an early concept art impression for the new Godzilla was revealed. Gareth Edwards, director of the movie Monsters has been announced as the director. There have been mixed thoughts amongst fans on this because his movie Monsters has gotten mixed reviews. Mr. Edwards has stated he knows the importance of getting the film right for the fans. Some Godzilla fans dislike the choice of director while others are okay with it because he is a fan of the Godzilla series. David Goyer( the story writer for "The Dark Knight") has been announced as the official writer for the movie. Many fans are excited about the choice for the writer as they say David Goyer brought justice for the Batman movies using dark themes and believe David will do the same for Godzilla.


Visitors to the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con received a t-shirt with an image of the new Godzilla design. The image is credited to comics and manga publisher UDON Entertainment. Artist Gonzalo Ordóñez Arias worked with Legendary and Toho for the painting. Visitors to the Legendary Pictures booth at the convention could view an animation of the new Godzilla expelling his thermonuclear breath superimposed over their image captured via a webcam. The augmented reality promotion was designed by Talking Dog Studios of Saskatchewan, Canada.


The known facts
TriStar will not be involved with the film
The image of a new Godzilla was confirmed fan-made
Godzilla will fight two other monsters
The movie is live action and 3D
Gareth Edwards is the director
David Goyer is the official writer
The monsters and effects are CGI
Legendary Pictures is the producer
The film will be released on May 16, 2014

The movie is set to be in production on March 2013 in Vancouver

The film's working title is "Nautilis"
The story will focus on a soldier

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    • I think that it might be more of a game for Godzilla. Not eating the muto, but instead hunting for sport.
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    • My opinion is that the movie has good special effect,good history and fight that is not bad but godzilla appears short in the movie the dim li...
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