Thursday, May 15, 2014

Here's What Garth Edward's GODZILLA Almost Looked Like

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - by Maurice Mitchell 1



Check out Godzilla (2014) concept art!

The new Godzilla movie comes out tomorrow and Shock Till You Drop got some concept art from the book Godzilla: The Art of Destruction that show what Godzilla almost looked like. Director Gareth Edwards said that a lot of thought went into the creature's look. He said they "tried to sharpen and straighten his face and his body so it's less rounded. Because I find if something looks too round, you could get into Muppet territory — it could get too cutesy." They were also inspired by things like birds of prey, Komodo dragons and the Skeksis from The Dark Crystal (1982).

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Via Shock Till You Drop

What do you think of the concept art? Would you have liked any of these looks for Godzilla?

Official GODZILLA Synopsis
"An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence."
Directed by Gareth Edwards
Cinmetography by
Production Design by
Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Bryan Cranston, Sally Hawkins
Official Site: http://www.godzilla-movies.com
Release date: May 16, 2014
© Copyright 2013 Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros., Toho. All rights reserved

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1 comment:

  1. I need to get that book!
    I do like the design that they went with.

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