Legendary Pictures' GODZILLA May Start Filming As Soon As March; Reboot Loses Two Producers
Justice League producer Dan Lin and Oldboy producer Roy Lee have reportedly decided to exit the highly anticipated reboot of Godzilla, but it now appears as if the studio are committed to a March 2103 start date for the film. Read on for details!
According to HitFix, Legendary Pictures' upcoming reboot of Godzilla has lost two of its producers; Dan Lin (It, Justice League, Sherlock Holmes) and Roy Lee (Death Note, Oldboy, Poltergeist). As you can see from their credits, they're both working on various other remakes and reboots, but no specific reason for their departure has been revealed by the site at this time. However, they do mention that director Gareth Edwards recently impressed studio execs with a more detailed pitch about his vision for the film. They were in fact so taken with what they were shown that Godzilla reportedly now has a March 2013 start date. Despite concerns over similarities with Pacific Rim, the site has heard that, "Edwards is trying to ground his take on "Godzilla" in a very recognizable present-day." What do you guys make of this news? Sound off with your thoughts below!
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