It was announced earlier that British director Gareth Edwards [Monsters] is rebooting Godzilla for Warner Bros back onto the "big screen". Edwards today opened up for the first time to Shock Till You Drop on the project and while he couldn’t say a lot, what he did say was nice & encouraging.
"I’m a big fan, I guess I will say I’m highly aware – and everyone involved is incredibly aware – of everyone’s opinions on what this film has to do and what it has to be. And no one will do anything but the right thing. Without addressing anything specific, everyone knows how important is to get it right.” He can’t talk about the scripting process [he did reveal he’s not writing the film], however, he recalls his introduction to the long-running franchise. "My earliest memories was Channel 4, they showed them every Friday night. As a kid I wasn’t quite sure about the dubbing, the English-dubbed versions. They threw me for a bit. I love science fiction and, well I call them B movies but they’re not, but I love ’60s and ’70s sci-fi. But these would come on and be dubbed and it would take my kid brain to adjust to the dubbing. It took me some time to get through that."
Legendary Pictures are aiming for a 2012 release.