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admin   /   April 24, 2013

The giant lizard will be co-starring in the new Godzilla movie with human actors Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, and Juliette Binoche who have now been confirmed by Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures as starring in the big-budget action film. The cast will also include David Strathairn and Bryan Cranston.

The studios made the official announcement today concerning the actors set for key roles. They also announced principal photography is now taking place in Vancouver. Monsters director Gareth Edwards is at the helm of Godzilla working off of a screenplay by Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont and Dave Callaham.

So, what can we expect from Godzilla? We don’t know all the plot details yet however we do know that we will be able to see Godzilla (in 3D) stomping around in theaters on May 16, 2014.

Source: movies.about.com

admin   /   September 30, 2012

Between 1996 and 1998, a Japanese manga series called Old Boy was published. Written by Garon Tsuchiya and illustrated by Nobuaki Minegishi, it remains a cult classic and has since been turned into a 2003 South Korean film of the same (contracted) name by Park Chan-wook, with an American remake by Spike Lee on its way next year.

Cast in the remake of Oldboy is Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene; more recently, Liberal Arts), and as she was in the Empire Podcast booth recently for an interview, the topic of the controversial remake naturally came up (the conversation starts at 51.47).

It’s going to be a different story, just because, one, it takes place in a non-descript city in America, and, two, it’s ten years later, so technology is different. It’s practicalities that have had to change. It’s not trying to redo the film – it’s coming at it from a different view. As well as focusing on the primary source of the Korean film, for our film there’s also the Japanese Manga, so we’re using the primary source of the illustrated novel, really.

Olsen plays Marie, a caseworker charged with investigating the past of the film’s hero. The original film itself played quite loosely with its source material, with the manga’s hero, Shinichi Gotō – a man who, after a decade in a private prison, is suddenly freed and sets out to find his captors – turned into Choi Min-sik’s somewhat different Oh Dae-su. Spike Lee, in turn, has cast Josh Brolin in the same role, which boasts the wonderful name of Joe Douchett.

I like to compare it to Let Me In and Let The Right One In. Those aren’t the exact same films, but they’re just a different take on the same story.

Let Me In, alas, was not as warmly received as the original it was based on, so hopefully Lee’s take on both the Old Boy books and the original film will fare better at the box office – and not offend too many diehard Chan-wook fans.

Lee’s Oldboy is shooting right now and is set for a 2013 release. Liberal Arts, Olsen’s current film, is out in the UK on October 5.

Source: EmpireOnline.com