What is in the hopper?
Here is some movie news to discuss. First up more Godzilla news. It seems the teaser trailer for the new Godzilla hit was one of the big successes at last week’s Comic-Con. as reported by 109.com/
Unlike Lone Ranger, this is one surprise screening that worked — the glimpse of Godzilla trashing a city did absolutely everything you wanted it to do. And Godzilla looked absolutely massive and powerful, able to take down entire buildings with one sweep of his claw. This was this year’s Tron Legacy moment: surprise footage that got everyone talking for days afterwards.
There is also a campaign underway to have Akira Takarada have a small rose, maybe a cameo, in the new Godzilla Movie. Akira Takarada Is a well known Japanese actor and has starred in several Godzilla movies including the very first, Gojira, in 1954 and the very last Godzilla movie, Final Wars, in 2004. Here is hoping he gets a part I really would love to see him in it and I think he deserves it.
There is also a Facebook page related to this issue and a YouTube video.
Hollywood is always remake and reboot crazy. Remakes and sequels are often a guarantee of some good income. This week I have heard talks of rebooting Jumanji …
Andrew Stanton Returns for a Finding Nemo Sequel
There is also a TV show being rebooted and from the looks and sounds of it I think it is going to be pretty good. The 1960s comedy The Munster’s is being rebooted by CBS as Mockingbird Lane. Here is more info on that.
Posted on July 19, 2012, in In Development and tagged Andrew Stanton, Comic-Con 2012, Finding Nemo, Finding Nemo 2, Gareth Edwards, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars, Legendary Pictures, Mockingbird Lane, Pixar, The Munsters, Toho Studios. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.