Godzilla reboot set for 2014, and will be 3D…of course


During this year’s Comic-Con Legendary Pictures surprised everyone by announcing that the renown nuclear lizard was going to be rebooted, and proceeded to show the audience a ‘proof of concept’ teaser video. Well word has come down that the movie has officially been slated for May 16 of 2014, and it will of course be presented in 3D. If it will be filmed in 3D or go through post-filming conversion, no one has said.

The film is written by David Callaham, David S. Goyer and Max Borensetein, and will be directed by Gareth Edwards, the man behind Monsters from a couple of years ago. Edwards has apparently said that he’s going to strive for a “grounded, realistic” feeling for the film that’s “not especially sci-fi.” We’ll see how that goes… 

I’d love for Godzilla to be ushered back to his former glory, but I’m not sure if he can be made relevant again. How do you adapt what was once a parable for nuclear war to contemporary times? Can a giant, havoc causing reptile be born from a down-turned economy? Would he crush houses or foreclose on them? Could he have a dapper hat and carry a giant brief case? Have I taken this too far? Yeah, probably.