Juliette Binoche in Negotiations to Join GODZILLA
Published: February 26, 2013 - 2:29pm
Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros are prepping to return the cinematic sci-fi icon to its monstrous roots with a new gritty actioner scheduled for theatrical release nest summer.
Gareth Edwards (Monsters) will direct Godzilla off a screenplay originally penned by David Callaham (The Expendables), David S. Goyer (the Dark Knight trilogy), Max Borenstein (The Seventh Son) and Drew Pearce (Iron Man 3). Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Walking Dead, The Mist) was recently hired to rewrite the script en mass before the film would be put into production this March.
Juliette Binoche (The English Patient, Cosmopolis) is the latest actor to circle a role in the upcoming film. No character or story details for the project have been revealed.
Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene, Kill Your Darlings) and Aaron taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass, Anna Karenina) are also in neogtiations to star.
Godzilla, which was officially announced that last year's Comic Con International in San Diego where a footage reel debuted and well received by viewers, is a Legendary Pictures production that will be distributed by Warner Bros Pictures. The film is currently scheduled for theatrical release on May 16th, 2014.