GODZILLA (2014) Could've Looked Like A Dinosaur & A Porcupine

More early and unused designs for Warner Bros. and Legendary's Godzilla. Hit the jump to see dinosaur and porcupine-like features that concept artists experimented with.

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By nailbiter111 - 6/5/2014

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Source: "Godzilla: The Art of Destruction" - via businessinsider.com
In Summer 2014, the world’s most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure “Godzilla.” From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

Gareth Edwards directs “Godzilla,” which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Kick-Ass”), Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (“The Last Samurai,” “Inception”), Elizabeth Olsen (“Martha Marcy May Marlene”), Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche (“The English Patient,” “Cosmopolis”), and Sally Hawkins (“Blue Jasmine”), with Oscar® nominee David Strathairn (“Good Night, and Good Luck.,” “The Bourne Legacy”) and Bryan Cranston (“Argo,” TV’s “Breaking Bad”).

GODZILLA will stomp into theaters May 16, 2014.
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ALegendaryPanda - 6/5/2014, 11:01 AM
LMAO!
Klone - 6/5/2014, 11:02 AM
Oh well these are pretty good--

*sees the last photo*

..........
TheMexicanSuperman - 6/5/2014, 11:02 AM
That's pretty cool.
THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 6/5/2014, 11:09 AM
Wth
PunkRockJesus - 6/5/2014, 11:10 AM
BlindJustice - 6/5/2014, 11:13 AM
Oh geez... These even make (Female)Godzilla 2000 look exceptional.

Ok maybe not THAT good.
MrMartinMarvel - 6/5/2014, 11:16 AM
Really? They were considering making him an Iguana again?
OpticBlastWins - 6/5/2014, 11:18 AM
good lord...
DrunkenNukem - 6/5/2014, 11:18 AM
Godzilla 2000....


..THE HORROR!...
Gamera623 - 6/5/2014, 11:19 AM
The movie may have had a lot of flaws and was dissapointing...but the way Big G looked was not one of the dissapointments.

I think he turned out fantastic. Glad they didnt use some of these designs.
vtopa - 6/5/2014, 11:20 AM
IN the end they went with something that was VERY respectful of the original Godzilla. I liked it.
MrChuff - 6/5/2014, 11:28 AM
They...look awful.
GodzillaKart - 6/5/2014, 11:29 AM
I did get a chuckle out of the fact that the one criticism the final design got was that it was a bit too fat...and that it was designed by a guy named "Fatman".

Loved the final design, though!
GenerationX - 6/5/2014, 11:31 AM
I'm glad we got what we got
SeekTruth - 6/5/2014, 11:32 AM
The finished result was the best... these suck...........
MercwithMouth - 6/5/2014, 11:32 AM
That last one... Haha. Awful Iguana.
sKeemAn - 6/5/2014, 11:32 AM
I'm so glad the final design is what they kept. That last one is something awful.
sKeemAn - 6/5/2014, 11:33 AM
It almost looks like the one from '98 with Broderick.
sKeemAn - 6/5/2014, 11:34 AM
OdinSon2k14 - 6/5/2014, 11:35 AM
They were considering the '98 reptilian route in the last pic. Glad they went back to the "rubber suit" look and just updated it to today's standards.
TheBrotherhood - 6/5/2014, 11:39 AM
It's like they photoshopped the last pic with an image of an iguana.
JackofallTrades - 6/5/2014, 11:41 AM
Pinocchio - 6/5/2014, 11:42 AM
where is the porcupine?
njpantherfan - 6/5/2014, 11:44 AM
I never understood all the hate on Godzilla 2000. That's one of my favorite films of the series, and I personally think the suit is fantastic. When the car comes through the tunnel and shines the headlights on him, and there's that close-up on his face, it's legit scary as hell.
Gusto - 6/5/2014, 11:59 AM
They should have made him look more like Bruce Vilanch.

McGee - 6/5/2014, 12:23 PM
McGee - 6/5/2014, 12:25 PM
They have toys to sell Gus. You make Zilla look like him and it's automatically rated R.

Gusto - 6/5/2014, 12:27 PM

LOL...good point.
actionmoviefanatix - 6/5/2014, 12:35 PM
“The problem is it just isn’t Godzilla. We had to be really hard on ourselves to avoid creating something cool that wasn’t Godzilla.”

Singer... Fox... are you listening?
NOLANITE - 6/5/2014, 12:35 PM
Well we didn't see much of him so it doesn't matter anyways
ckal - 6/5/2014, 12:41 PM
Dem thighs.

Dat donk.
JorL5150 - 6/5/2014, 1:05 PM
make one that looks like gusto-
then make a mothra that looks like nomis,
and have mcgee in a king kong suit

= BILLIOB dollar BO
JorL5150 - 6/5/2014, 1:05 PM
"billion"
SoundWave - 6/5/2014, 1:22 PM
The last one is even shitty than Emerich crap-zilla. Terrible concepts...
Koala - 6/5/2014, 1:28 PM
I can't help but look at the last one and think of the "French Polynesian water iguana" line from the Honest Trailer for the '98 movie.
Gamera623 - 6/5/2014, 1:34 PM
Godzilla 2000 > The 2 American attempts
Gusto - 6/5/2014, 1:39 PM
I like big butts and I can't deny...
MikeRaider - 6/5/2014, 1:47 PM
Godzilla 2000??



Don't you guys mean Godzilla 1998??

MikeRaider - 6/5/2014, 1:52 PM
Oh, and this. :P

earzmundo - 6/5/2014, 2:09 PM
no
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