Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen Circle 'Godzilla'

Aaron Johnson is also in talks to join the cast of director Gareth Edwards' upcoming monster epic.
Bryan Cranston circles Legendary Entertainment's Godzilla
Bryan Cranston circles Legendary Entertainment's Godzilla
Even though writer Frank Darabont's script still isn't completed yet, Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment are assembling the cast for Godzilla. Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen are entering into early negotiations to star, along with Aaron Johnson. We reported last month that Aaron Johnson was being eyed for the male lead.

Insiders claim that no deals will be finalized until the completed screenplay has been turned in. However, we reported in December that production will begin in Vancouver next month. The studio wants to get talks started with their leads in order for shooting to start on time. No character details or plot information has been released yet.

Gareth Edwards is directing, with Legendary Entertainment's Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, and Mary Parent producing.

Godzilla comes to theaters May 16th, 2014 and stars Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, Ken Watanabe, David Strathairn, Victor Rasuk. The film is directed by Gareth Edwards.

Sources: Variety

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Comments (6)

  1. ROFLitschristian

    There's no way this one can fail, right! ... Right?

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  2. skywise

    Anything with Cranston has my vote.

    1 year agoby @skywiseFlag

  3. justatadmatt

    @ChiRep-1 I really like that suggestion.

    1 year agoby @justatadmattFlag

  4. Cheetoboy

    Great I can't wait for this, especially for Elizabeth Olson she's a great new actress on the rise, also I still hope Aaron Johnson does this he's cool too. But what I really can't wait to see is the big man himself GODZILLA!!!!!

    1 year agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  5. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Cranston or Walter White?

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  6. ChiRep_1

    This is great and all but Cranston NEEDS to free up his schedule to make room for Norman Osbourne, he's perfect for the role.

    1 year agoby @ChiRep-1Flag