SDCC 2010: First ‘Godzilla’ Photo from Legendary Pictures

Get your first look at some concept art from the studio and read up on their plans for the film.

Legendary Pictures unveiled their new Godzilla at Comic-Con over the weekend. Check out the new image and the press release for the upcoming film below...

Godzilla 2012 from Legendary Pictures

When Warner Brothers affiliate Legendary Pictures - responsible for such critically acclaimed films as Inception, Where the Wild Things Are, The Dark Knight, 300, and Watchmen - wanted to use Augmented Reality to announce their latest film, they turned to Saskatchewan's Talking Dog Studios to provide them with the technology to do so.

This week, Legendary Pictures is at San Diego's Comic-Con International, the world's biggest comics and pop culture convention, celebrating the beginning of production on their next film: Godzilla. Persons attending the conference will receive a t-shirt with an image of the new Godzilla, and when they look at themselves in a webcam at the Legendary Pictures tradeshow booth, they'll see a superimposed animation of Godzilla's "atomic breath" shooting out into the air in front of them from Godzilla's mouth, complete with black smoke rising from the flames and the ground-shaking bellow of Godzilla's instantly recognizable roar.

This immersive experience was designed by Talking Dog Studios, of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and was supervised by Larry Monte of California's Corporate Images. Talking Dog have been developing various AR applications for the past year, but owner Rob Bryanton sees this as a major step forward: "Augmented Reality is very open-ended, which is great because the possibilities are so wide, but it's something that is best experienced rather than described," says Bryanton. "With the Godzilla installation, we were able to quickly create something that our clients were immediately happy with, so we see this as a great recognition of the skillset that we've now developed".

Godzilla was released May 16th, 2014 and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Cameron Adams, Ken Watanabe, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Carson Bolde, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche. The film is directed by Gareth Edwards.

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  1. Summit10

    The last one was a Jurassic Park rip off (baby Zillas / the Raptors!) Poor acting and cast. Dont mess this up!

    5 years agoby @summit10Flag

  2. moviefreakforever

    summer would be good with this movie but with avatar at the top december would be alright good thinking slysnide

    5 years agoby @moviefreakforeverFlag

  3. Drewski37

    The american godzilla didnt breathe fire just had bad fish breathe!

    5 years agoby @drewski37Flag

  4. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    They could at least bring back the series, it was entertaining

    5 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  5. Billyboy

    movieweb you numpty, that's not a photo. it is a very cool pic tho.

    5 years agoby @billyboyFlag

  6. Emmytt

    @daveactor7 yea it was a f*cking mess

    5 years agoby @emmyttFlag

  7. Daveactor7

    @Bawnianxyz the godzilla wasn't the only problem. The entire movie was. horrible acting, script, story, visuals.

    5 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  8. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I don't know why people hated the 1998 american version....When the Japanese made Gojira, in the 50's, there weren't any other monsters and it was man vs giant lizard that breathed fire. So the American version to me was like making the first ever Godzilla, in their own image: big, lizard, destructive, and breathes fire. Know what I mean?

    5 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  9. Emmytt


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  10. moviefreakforever

    the new godzilla head almost looks like a crocodiles head and looks like death gidorah without the horns

    5 years agoby @moviefreakforeverFlag

  11. moviefreakforever

    no oxygen destroyer that will make us all disappointed and thank you diaigma and real avatar for agreeing with me

    5 years agoby @moviefreakforeverFlag

  12. Ryan Moran


    5 years agoby @nightwing18Flag

  13. TheNewDrug89

    I'm suddenly excited to see another Godzilla movie.

    5 years agoby @thenewdrug89Flag

  14. Diaigma

    Just hope they don't incorporate the ol' "oxygen destroyer" bit again :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  15. Dan

    I agree, you can have Godzilla as PG-13 and it still be badass. It's a monster destroying cities, that doesn't necessarily mean it has to be gory, just a lot of destruction. I want to know if he's going to fight another monster or just humans?

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  16. Diaigma

    Godzilla movie at Christmas time? Now THAT'S how you deck the halls! :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  17. slysnide

    December 21st would be quite a fitting release date for this. Given the rep of the studio, then this can be worth keeping tabs on.

    5 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  18. Diaigma

    Agreed, Moviefreak. Godzilla was never an R rated conception. Could be, but even Cloverfield wasn't R and it could have been. Bad economy =s fewer R films. That's how it is.

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  19. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Maybe Godzilla can teach Cloverfields monster a lesson ;)

    5 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  20. moviefreakforever

    no make it pg-13 that way it can make more money and i wonder what new monster godzilla faces i hope it is either obsidius or krystalak that would be awsome

    5 years agoby @moviefreakforeverFlag

  21. Stiles

    yeah, make this film some R-rated badassery

    5 years agoby @stilesFlag

  22. Diaigma

    Fallen, REALavatar, I'm right there with ya :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  23. Dan

    I want to see a hardcore Godzilla, where he destroys sh*t and takes names (and no f*cking baby making, good christ...).

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  24. Drewski37

    go, go, GODZILLA!
    blue oyster cult playing in the background!

    5 years agoby @drewski37Flag

  25. the Narrator

    When it was first announced Legendary Pictures was doing this remake, I was like, "F*ck yeah!"... Now, I am like, "F*CK YEAH!!!". I too look forward to plot details and which director will take charge of this potentially massive project.

    5 years agoby @narratorFlag

  26. Newtron

    I don't know. I'm a little skeptical. I personally don't want to see anything that resembles the Japanese films. Hopefully they do something very unique with the design of Godzilla. A lot of people didn't like Roland Emmerich's version, but one thing I did like was the unique take on the design for Godzilla, visually and story-wise.

    5 years agoby @newtronFlag

  27. CBF

    Now THAT'S Godzilla!! Holy crap. Awesome. Hope they keep this design and darkness. Can't wait for plot details!

    5 years agoby @comicbookfanFlag

  28. rarebloodtype

    This looks like we Godzilla fans were expecting when 98 Godzilla disapointed us so bad with their take on a Godzilla look.

    5 years agoby @rarebloodtypeFlag

  29. Monkeyiron

    Reminds me of the Japanese version but more darker and more bad-ass

    5 years agoby @monkeyironFlag

  30. RojoDiablo


    5 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

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