'Godzilla' Adds David Strathairn

The 'Lincoln' actor will portray a military figure in director Gareth Edwards' upcoming sci-fi action reboot for Warner Bros.
David Strathairn has joined the cast of Godzilla
David Strathairn has joined the cast of Godzilla
David Strathairn (Lincoln) is in negotiations to join the cast of Godzilla for Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment.

No concrete details were given regarding the actor's role, but insiders reveal he is playing a military character. Aaron Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, and Juliette Binoche are also in talks to star.

Gareth Edwards (Monsters) is directing from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, Dave Callaham, and Frank Darabont. It isn't known when production will begin.

Aside from his role in Lincoln, David Strathairn also starred in last year's action-thriller The Bourne Legacy and Hemingway & Gellhorn.

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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  1. ejk1

    Strahairn's gonna class up the film.

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  2. CelluloidDreams

    Guess he needs the paycheck!

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  3. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @narrator Unfortunately. It had is faults, but it was beginning to become the next Heroes for Syfy channel. Ah well, least we got Warehouse 13, Lost Girl and their upcoming series Defiance which will bring back the program to its roots

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  4. the Narrator

    @bawnian-dexeus They cancelled Alphas? I only saw one season on Netflix.

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  5. the Narrator

    This films proposed cast (hope everyone is confirmed soon) is pretty f*cking ace. Despite my reservations, I know I'm going to see this film in theaters, so I just hope the script and directing works to the benefit of all.

    1 year agoby @narratorFlag

  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Sucks that Alphas was cancelled with a cliffhanger ending.

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag