facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Godzilla' sequel in the works

The Gareth Edwards-directed "Godzilla" stomped into theaters over the weekend to a $93 million domestic opening.
By Annie Martin   |   May 19, 2014 at 11:22 AM   |   Comments

1 of 5
LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- A Godzilla sequel is reportedly in the works at Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros.

The remake stomped into theaters over the weekend to a $93 million domestic opening and $103 million overseas. Deadline reports a sequel has been confirmed in light of the movie's success.

Godzilla first appeared in Ishiro Honda's Godzilla in 1954. The monster went on to star in 27 other movies produced by Japanese film company Toho Co., Ltd., and also inspired a number of video games, novels and comic books.

The plethora of Godzilla material already available may provide inspiration for the new sequel or sequels. Godzilla (2014) features new monsters, M.U.T.O.s, but there are plenty of old favorites, including Mothra and Mechagodzilla, that could play a role in future films.

It is currently unclear if Gareth Edwards will return to direct the sequel.

Follow @littlemannie and @UPI on Twitter.
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kim Zolciak denies Photoshopping in Instagram pics Kim Zolciak denies Photoshopping in Instagram pics
2
Dakota Fanning says her mother is no stage mom Dakota Fanning says her mother is no stage mom
3
Shonda Rhimes takes NYT critic to task for calling her an 'angry black woman' Shonda Rhimes takes NYT critic to task for calling her an 'angry black woman'
4
'Fashion Police' will continue in 2015, despite the death of Joan Rivers 'Fashion Police' will continue in 2015, despite the death of Joan Rivers
5
t.A.T.u.'s Yulia Volkova would 'condemn' her son if he were gay t.A.T.u.'s Yulia Volkova would 'condemn' her son if he were gay
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback