“Godzilla” may be turning 60 this year but the monster 2014 remake aims to bring the franchise back to life in a way that modern audiences can relate to.
At the Los Angeles premiere of the film, held at Dolby Theatre last week, cast members said the film -- which opens Friday -- brings something new to the table while still paying homage to Ishiro Honda’s original 1954 monster.
“It’s not the 'Godzilla' a lot of people expect; we tried to do something different,” director Gareth Edwards said on the film’s carpet, which was black, not red, for the occasion. “I think hopefully we’ve injected some soul with this remake.”
It was Edwards’ approach to the film that...