Godzilla Storming Back Into Cinemas In 2012

Hollywood studio bosses are unleashing GODZILLA back into cinemas - a new film featuring the colossal Japanese monster is scheduled for release in 2012.
The giant whale-gorilla was first featured in Ishiro Honda's 1954 film Gojira and has since appeared in numerous "giant monster" Japanese films.
An American remake directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Matthew Broderick was released in 1998.
Now executives at Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros Pictures are breathing new life into the franchise by co-producing a new Godzilla film which will "pay respects to the original pic rather than follow up on Sony's 1998 Godzilla," according to Daily Variety.
A director has yet to be attached to the as-yet-untitled new film.
Chairman and CEO of Legendary Pictures Thomas Tull states: "Our plans are to produce the Godzilla that we, as fans, would want to see. We intend to do justice to those essential elements that have allowed the character to remain as pop-culturally relevant for as long as it has."


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