Bryan Cranston & Elizabeth Olsen In Talks For GODZILLA Reboot

Bryan Cranston & Elizabeth Olsen In Talks For GODZILLA Reboot

Here is some Godzilla news. The film which is set to start shooting soon has been casting its leads, and now according to a new report, both Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen are in talks for the upcoming film, directed by Gareth Edwards. Check it out...

Even though there has been some minor setbacks, the Godzilla reboot from Legendary Pictures, directed Gareth Edwards (Monsters), is moving ahead as planned. The film is set to start shooting in March, with a planned May 16, 2014 release date. Recently, it was revealed that Frank Darabont has been hired to rewrite the script, and that Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass) is in talks for the lead. Now, according to Variety, Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) are in talks to join the film:

"While Legendary Pictures awaits a Frank Darabont polish on its "Godzilla" script, the studio continues to assemble its cast, entering talks with Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston to co-star. Aaron Johnson is also in talks. Sources stress that no deals will be done until the finished script materializes."

The report also mentions that Paramount Pictures is interested in Olsen for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and that she tested for female lead in Captain America: Winter Soldier (that role went to Emily VanCamp). What do you think of this news?

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RorMachine - 2/6/2013, 3:03 PM
I think...I'm going to have to start paying attention to this one.

Also, Olsen for TMNT? YES!..Olsen for anything actually.
Grayson7954 - 2/6/2013, 3:05 PM
Tony93 - 2/6/2013, 3:08 PM
goooodd... Gooodd..
DrDoom - 2/6/2013, 3:10 PM
Just please confirm that the producer squabble isn't going to delay the film.
thewonderer - 2/6/2013, 3:11 PM

Bryan Cranston for Sith emperor in Star Wars 7!
TheBeard - 2/6/2013, 3:13 PM
Bryan Cranston?

Godzilla approves

Ocelot - 2/6/2013, 3:15 PM
if they can get walter white on board, film will be even better
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/6/2013, 3:16 PM
Hell yeah :)
maxxgone - 2/6/2013, 3:16 PM
i hate that this film has kept edwards away from filmmaking for so long. we're all lesser for it.
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/6/2013, 3:17 PM
Olsen for Ninja Turtles??? OH NO!
Durf - 2/6/2013, 3:20 PM
[frick] Yeah! Finally some more positive news on this!
Reasonnnn - 2/6/2013, 3:29 PM
Elizabeth Olsen is such a damn good actress. I'll watch anything she's in.
mk - 2/6/2013, 3:34 PM
Hmm they might go the route of godzilla vs king ghidorah.. olsen as the reporter and cranston her dad.. and aaron johnson that guy lol idk but pretty interesting ill remain skeptical
Luigi - 2/6/2013, 3:44 PM
Bryan Cranston vs. Godzilla? Heisenberg obviously wins...
IcemanX - 2/6/2013, 3:51 PM
She is the Younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
Spidey91 - 2/6/2013, 4:51 PM
Godzilla needs his drugs for his atomic breath obviously :P
ATrueHero1987 - 2/6/2013, 5:10 PM
Bring on my Godzilla movie!!
Bodwulf - 2/6/2013, 6:18 PM
I love Godzilla and am dismayed by the delays but, I STILL LOVE MY FRIEND!!!!
Optimus83 - 2/6/2013, 8:32 PM
Malcolm's father join Godzilla. ...¡¡¡Good!!!
Morbius - 2/6/2013, 10:38 PM
Cool I wonder who they would play???
MisterBabadook - 2/6/2013, 11:00 PM
This sounds great. Darabont, Edwards, Cranston, Legendary, Johnson, Olson? This sounds good, who will score?
OverfiendB - 2/7/2013, 4:54 AM
Godzilla on a meth binge!
datNAMEtho - 2/7/2013, 7:43 AM
EarOne - 2/7/2013, 4:06 PM
actually i won't mind if the Cap 2 role went to Olsen..but, emily VP ain't a bad choice either. it's all good.

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