Ken Watanabe Joins GODZILLA
As production for Legendary Pictures' Godzilla begins today, The Hollywood Reporter has announced that the superb actor Ken Watanabe is the latest thespian to join the cast.
WB And Legendary Pictures Announce Cast And Start Of Production
BURBANK, CA, March 18, 2013 – Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today the final principal cast for the upcoming tent pole “Godzilla.” Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, and Juliette Binoche are starring in the film, with David Strathairn and Bryan Cranston.
The companies also announced that principal photography began today on location in Vancouver.
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.
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.
Running Time:In production
Release Date: May 16, 2014. (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG-13(probable)
Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn David Strathairn
Directed by: Gareth Edwards
Written by: Dave Callaham (story), David S. Goyer (story), Drew Pearce (screenplay), Max Borenstein (screenplay), Frank Darabont (screenplay)
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