Last month, we reported that Warner Bros. slated Godzilla for release on May 16, 2014. Today, we have word that the studio has brought on Iron Man 3 screenwriter Drew Pearce to polish the script.
Godzilla lands screenwriter Drew Pearce
Dave Callaham (The Expendables) wrote the original draft, which was subsequently reworked by David S. Goyer and, most recently by Max Borenstein, who took over the scripting duties in November. Drew Pearce will work on the script for four weeks, although it won't be a major overhaul. It is said that the scribe will primarily be aging up the characters, to match up with the actors the studio would like to cast.
Gareth Edwards (Monsters) will direct, with Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Roy Lee, Dan Lin, and Brian Rogers producing. No production schedule has been released yet.
Godzilla comes to theaters May 16th, 2014 and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe, David Strathairn, Richard T. Jones, Sally Hawkins. The film is directed by Gareth Edwards.