Japan Remakes ‘Godzilla’. Tough Competition For Hollywood?

By Susmita Bhattacharya | 2 years ago
Japan Remakes ‘Godzilla’. Tough Competition For Hollywood?

It’s not astonishing at all to see another outcome from “Godzilla” franchise in 2016. The information came out early in the year that Toho Studios have set their hands to reboot the movie This installment will not see any influential connection to the hit of 2014. But this 2016’s “Godzilla” film will go concurrently alongside Gareth Edwards’ franchise.

The news came from Sanspo that the latest “Godzilla” film has unveiled some more relevant information. The film will assemble a group of popular, as well as famous faces of the cinematic world. Stars like Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, and Satomi Ishihara will be packed as casts for the 2016 “Godzilla” film.

We will see Hasegawa to craft the male protagonist role. He won the 2011 TV Drama Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in “Kaseifu no Mita” and undoubtedly will go under the skin of the character perfectly.

Ishihara’s character will exhibit an eccentric nature. She will be a US agent, quite chivalric in habit. The leading lady of the film has already pocked a few prestigious awards like Japanese Academy Prize for Best Newcomer for “My Grandpa” in the year 2003.

She confessed going under the mantle of such important character urges devotion and she felt utter strain to essay the role properly. We heard her saying how sensibly the script proceeds as she was in tears while reading it minutely. Well, it is quite predictable that the script holds the quintessential cinematic elements, as the film will be conjointly directed by two well-known Japanese filmmakers Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuch.

Yutaka Takenouch, a Multi-TV Drama Academy Award Winner, will play another pivotal role in the enthralling drama that will help to unfold the plot intrigue. He will be seen to curve a character a Japanese government official caught in the middle of an attacked modern day Japan.

The cast is pretty confident and hopeful for the grand production. Takenouchi asserted this film is going to the strongest. The shooting has been gone to the floors assumingly since August 10 and as reports say the movie is officially getting the name “Shin Gojira”.

Toho’s “Godzilla” 2016 will hit the theatre in summer of next year while another Edwards’ sequel, “Godzilla 2”, will come in the theaters on June 8, 2018. It’s like a “Godzilla” battle between the Hollywood and Japanese movie worlds. Whatever happens, the result expected is that the film will definitely see a crowd and run profit in the global box office.

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